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1 woman dead, 7 hurt by Taliban-fired mortar shell

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1 woman dead, 7 hurt by Taliban-fired mortar shell

Jun 14, 2016 - 13:26

MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): One woman was killed and seven others  people wounded by a mortar shell fired by the Talibaninfo-icon that struck a filed in Mehtarlam Baba, the capital of eastern Laghman province early on Tuesday, an official said.

Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’ spokesman told Pajhwok Afghan News one woman and a girls were among the wounded, adding the injured had been evacuated to the hospital for treatment.

He said police have launched investigation into the incident.




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