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Judge among 10 dead in Farah violence

Judge among 10 dead in Farah violence

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Aug 27, 2014 - 20:59

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A new spate of violence has left 10 people dead, including a local judge and five tribal leaders, in western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday.

Jawad Afghan, a spokesman for the governor, told Pajhwok Afghan News unknown gunmen shot dead Maulviinfo-icon Khuda Dad, a local judge, in the afternoon.

He the shooting took place near a jewellery shop and an investigation was underway.

Five tribal leaders and as many other civilians, died in a rocket attack by the militants on a gathering. Some eyewitnesses, however, claimed that the men died in a roadside bombing followed by a shootout.

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