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3 civilians killed as rival commanders clash

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3 civilians killed as rival commanders clash

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Nov 18, 2013 - 14:20

CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Three people, including two women, were killed after being caught in crossfire between gunmen loyal to two illegal commanders in western Ghor province, police said on Monday.

Police said the clash that left another seven people injured took place between gunmen loyal to commander Mustafa and Nadar in Awshan area situated between Dolinah and Shahrak district.

Shahrak police chief Col. Habibullah told Pajhwok Afghan News the dead included two women and a man. The injured people also included women, but he had no exact figure. The police official said mostly Nadar’s supporters suffered casualties in the clash.

Dolinah district chief Ahmad Hussain Danishyar confirmed three people had been killed in the incident, saying the two rival commanders had an old enmity.

Earlier, Shahrak district residents accused Mustafa of involvement in killings, kidnappings and intimidating locals.

The Independent Human Rights Commission released a report in September, saying 147 civilians have been killed and 128 injured this year as a result of roadside bomb blasts, armed clashes between illegal armed groups and attacks by anti-government forces.

In an interview with Pajhwok, Ghor governor Syed Anwar Rahmati said approximately 6,500 illegal armed individuals and 3,500 Taliban fighters had been operating in the province, posing threats to the security situation.

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