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6 killed as Daesh-fired rocket hits Achin mosque

6 killed as Daesh-fired rocket hits Achin mosque

Oct 31, 2015 - 13:00

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A rocket fired by Daesh or the so-called Islamic State (IS) fighters hit a mosqueinfo-icon, killing six worshipers and injuring four others in Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.

The incident took place on Friday evening when the rocket hit a mosque in Pundola area, the town’s administrative head, Hajji Ghalib Mujahid, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Five people were killed on the spot and a sixth person succumbed to his injuries later, he said, adding four wounded people were evacuated to a nearby hospital.

The IS group has so far issued no comment regarding the rocket attack. The incident comes amid an ongoing public uprising the militant outfit in the town.



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