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2 civilians dead, director tribal affairs hurt in blast

2 civilians dead, director tribal affairs hurt in blast

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Apr 24, 2015 - 19:16

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and the tribal affairs’ director wounded in a blast on Friday in southeastern Paktia province, healthinfo-icon official said.

Haya Gul Paktian, director Paktia hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News a bomb was tied to the director’s car when he was returning after offering Friday prayers.

The bomb-went off, leaving him wounded but he was stated to be in stable condition.

Separately, a child killed and four others were injured when a bomb detonated. Gul said children were in critical condition.

Col. Zalmai Oryakhail, provincial police chief, confirmed the incident. However, Talibaninfo-icon did not comment on the incident.

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