Farah civilian killed in crossfire
The clash erupted on Thursday evening in the Shiwan village of Bala Boluk district when Taliban fighters attacked a police checkpoint, the district police chief, Maj. Abdul Basir, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The security personnel stayed unhurt, but a civilian, who caught in the crossfire, was killed by Taliban fire, he said.
Identified as Tawakal, the non-combatant was cutting grass for his animals in a nearby field when hit with bullets, a resident of the village, Abdul Qadar, said.
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