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5 dead, 2 injured as rival groups clash

5 dead, 2 injured as rival groups clash

Jul 19, 2013 - 12:21

CHARIKARinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Five people were killed in a clash between two rival groups in the Jabalus Saraj district of central Parwan province on Friday, authorities said.

Another two men have been wounded during the ongoing clash that erupted between armed supporters of Ainuddin and Safa at about 10am.

District police chief, Col. Masoom Farza, told Pajhwok Afghan News the motive behind the firefight was yet to be determined. Police personnel had been dispatched to the area to control the situation.

Resident Shah Nawaz confirmed there had been an exchange of gunfire for two hours in the area. Dwellers could not come out of homes, he said, adding the warring parties had a jihadi background.


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