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Kunar mortar fire leaves 1 dead, 6 injured

Kunar mortar fire leaves 1 dead, 6 injured

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Nov 20, 2014 - 17:55

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A mortar fire blamed on insurgents killed a student and injured six others, including four students, in the capital of eastern Kunar province on Thursday morning, police said.

The mortar shell landed on a road in the Yar Gul area, causing the casualties, Kunar police chief Abdul Habib Syedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said six civilians injured in the incident had been shifted to the civil hospital in Asadabad.

Public Healthinfo-icon Director Dr. Fazli told Pajhwok Afghan News one of the injured people brought to the civil hospital had died of his wounds.

Educationinfo-icon Director Syed Jamaluddin Hasni said the injured included three students of Asadabad Darul Hafiz and one university student.

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