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4 deminers killed in Helmand gun attack

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4 deminers killed in Helmand gun attack

Jan 27, 2016 - 16:48

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Suspected Talibaninfo-icon militants on Wednesday shot dead four deminers and injured a fifth in Greshk district of southern Helmand province, an official said.

The victims, employees of the Demining Agency for Afghanistaninfo-icon (DAFA), were shot dead in Aab Bazan locality, the governor’s spokesman, Omar Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The incident occurred at around 10pm and the attackers had been able to escape, but police had started a probe, he said.

However, there has been no word from the Taliban about the attack.


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