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Civilians among 8 killed in Paktika, Ghazni incidents

Civilians among 8 killed in Paktika, Ghazni incidents

Jan 02, 2016 - 13:49

GHAZNI CITY/SHARAN (Pajhwok): Five Talibaninfo-icon, three civilians have been killed and six others wounded in two separate incidents of violence in different parts of the country, officials said on Saturday.

Heavy clashes between security forces and the Taliban were underway in the Dih Yak district of southern Ghazni province since Friday where three civilians have lost their lives as a result of gunfire between the two sides.

 Lt. Noor, spokesman for the 203rd Military Corps 3rd brigade, said five Taliban had been killed and four others wounded in clashes.

But Jan Mohammad, the resident of locality, said three civilians and a Taliban fighter had been killed in gun battle.

District Chief Karimullah Ameri said clearing operation in the area was underway, adding that only Taliban suffered causalities in the offensive and no civilian were killed or wounded.

Separately, six civilians, including three children have been wounded in an explosion in Sharan, the provincial capital southeastern Paktika province, Governor Spokesman Nabiullah Perkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the incident took place late on Friday in the vegetable market area and its main target was Afghan Local Police (ALP) Commander Hazrat Khan.



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