3 of a family dead in Helmand rocket attack
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three persons, including a woman, have been killed and two others wounded when a rocket fired by militants landed inside a house in southern Helmand province, police spokesman said on Tuesday.
Maj. Farid Ahmad Obaid told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Shaikhzuh, a locality in Nawzad district on Monday night.
The injured, he said had been evacuated to a local hospital for treatment. Khairullah, a resident of the district, confirmed a fired hit a house, which caused casualties.
Taliban though didn’t comment on the attack but last week the insurgent group directed its fighters to adopt all possible measures to minimize civilian casualties in the fight.
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