Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

5 Laghman boys playing volleyball shot dead

5 Laghman boys playing volleyball shot dead

By
On
Jan 23, 2014 - 14:16

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five boys, playing volleyball, were gunned down on Thursday in a suspected insurgent attack in eastern Laghman province, an official said.

The incident took place in the afternoon when a group of gunmen opened fire at the boys on a volleyball court in Sakhri area of Alingar district, killing five of them, the governor’s spokesman, Sarhadi Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Suspecting insurgents behind the attack, he said the slain boys were school students and the attackers had come from a nearby village.

Governor Fazlullah Wahidi strongly condemned the incident as “inhuman and un-Islamic act.”

He said the enemies could not tolerate Afghanistaninfo-icon’s sportsinfo-icon achievements, thus attacking players.

The incident comes three days after militants shot dead three boys playing football in Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province.

mds/ra/rm/ma

Tags: 

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Twitter Update