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Pakistan shelling leaves 1 dead, 15 injured

Pakistan shelling leaves 1 dead, 15 injured

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May 26, 2014 - 15:32

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Rockets fired by Pakistani troops into eastern Kunar province on Monday left one person dead and 15 others wounded, the provincial police chief said.

Maj. Gen. Abdul Habib Sayedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News Pakistaninfo-icon had fired 65 rounds of artillery since early morning, hitting Shigal and Dangam districts.

A number of domestic animals perished in the unprovoked shelling, he alleged, saying Pakistan’s aggression continued despite the issue being raised time and again at trilateral meetings.

Dr. Farooq Sahak, the provincial hospital head, confirmed receiving six people injured in the latest Pakistani attacks.

The Pakistani Army had fired 228 rockets into Kunar on Sunday as well, Syedkhel said, stressing an immediate end to the incursions.

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