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3 of a family dead in Helmand rocket attack

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3 of a family dead in Helmand rocket attack

Jan 06, 2015 - 11:37

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three persons, including a woman, have been killed and two others wounded when a rocket fired by militants landed inside a house in southern Helmand province, police spokesman said on Tuesday.

Maj. Farid Ahmad Obaid told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Shaikhzuh, a locality in Nawzad district on Monday night.

The injured, he said had been evacuated to a local hospital for treatment. Khairullah, a resident of the district, confirmed a fired hit a house, which caused casualties.

Talibaninfo-icon though didn’t comment on the attack but last week the insurgent group directed its fighters to adopt all possible measures to minimize civilian casualties in the fight.


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