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Mortar fire wounds 6 of a family

Mortar fire wounds 6 of a family

Jan 13, 2014 - 14:27

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A stray mortar shell hit a house in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, injuring six members of a family, an official said. 

A doctor at the district civil hospital told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident that occurred around 11:30am left three womeninfo-icon and as many children injured. Two of the wounded were in critical condition, he added.

Gul Nabi, a resident of the area, confirmed the casualties following the mortar blast.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the incident.


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