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Violence in Herat, Baghlan claims 3 lives

Violence in Herat, Baghlan claims 3 lives

Feb 19, 2015 - 14:25

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Three children were killed by unidentified armed men in western Herat and northern Baghlan provinces, officials said Thursday.

Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, spokesman for Herat Civil Hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News dead body of a kid aged one-and-half-year and another child were found on the Khwaja Abdullah Ansari road near 8th police district this morning.

Sherzai said that identity of the slain children could not be ascertained. He said it also could not be ascertained immediately who was behind the killing.

According to another report a child was killed and a woman and three other children wounded by militants in Baghlan province.

A 10-year-old boy was killed and another kid among two other children and a woman were wounded, when illegal armed men stormed a home in Doabi village of Nahrain district on Wednesday night, district police chief Col. Mohammad Nasar Asadi said.

He said that the wounded were evacuated to a local hospital for treatment. The motive behind the incident is unclear but police have launched investigation into the incident.



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