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2 civilians injured in Baghlan crossfire

2 civilians injured in Baghlan crossfire

Mar 26, 2011 - 15:29

PUL-I-KHUMRI (PANinfo-icon): Two civilians caught in the crossfire between Talibaninfo-icon fighters and NATOinfo-icon-led forces were shot and injured in Doshi district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday.

The clash happened in Tanga Surakh area on Friday night after a group of insurgents attacked a patrol of International Security Assistance Force servicemembers, the district chief, Mamur Mohammad Khan, told Pajhwok Afghan News. Only the two bystanders were injured in the two-hour long gun-battle, Khan said.

However, a Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed the fighters killed five Afghan security personnel and injured another four by hitting their two vehicles.


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