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6 of a family killed in Zabul explosion

6 of a family killed in Zabul explosion

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Apr 27, 2015 - 11:32

QALAT (Pajhwok): Six members of a family, including womeninfo-icon and children, were killed in a blast inside their home in the Shinkai district of southern Zabul province, official said on Monday.

Gul Islam Syal, the acting governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast took place in the Wargach area on Sunday afternoon and the dead included two women and as many children.

The blast also damaged the family’s house, he said, but provided no further details.

A security official said four people had died and two were wounded in the blast.

Abdul Haq, a local resident, said insurgents had placed the explosives in the house.

A separate bomb blast on Sunday left two policemen injured in the Shahr-i-Safa district, according to the gubernatorial spokesman.

The Talibaninfo-icon militants have not yet commented on the two blasts.

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