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1 civilian killed, 5 injured in clash

1 civilian killed, 5 injured in clash

Jan 18, 2013 - 17:10

JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): One civilian was killed and five others were wounded during a clash between police and militants in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said on Friday.

The predawn clash erupted when the insurgents attacked a police patrol in the Seh Pai area of Batikot district, the town’s administrative head, Mirza Mohammad Nasrat, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

One resident was killed and five others were wounded by in rebel fire. The victim was identified as a son of Ghalib. The injured included two womeninfo-icon and three children from one family, said resident Sher Alam

One woman and a child were in critical condition, said a doctor on duty at the Nangarhar Civil Hospital, where the injured are under treatment.



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