Wardak violence claims 4 lives
MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): At least four civilians have been killed and two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and a civilian wounded during separate security incidents in central Maidan Wardak and northwestern Jawzjan provinces, officials said Tuesday.
Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News three civilians were killed in a roadside bombing in Markazi Behsud district of the province on Monday night.
Khogyani said that a man identified as Babrak was died in another incident when he was cleaning his loaded gun. It accidentally causing the gun to fire. Babrak succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in capital Kabul.
Meanwhile, another civilian was wounded in militants attack in Narkh district. He was instantly shifted to Kabul emergency hospital for treatment.
According to another report, two ANA soldiers were wounded in a roadside bombing in Jawzjan province.
The incident took place when a ranger pick-up hit by a bomb in Chopli village of Khamab district on Tuesday morning, district chief Ahmad Javed said.
Separately, 43 kilogrammes of heroin were seized from a vehicle in Jawzjan.
Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani said that the contraband was seized at the entrance gate of Shiberghan City, the provincial capital.
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