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2 schoolteachers gunned down in Kunar

2 schoolteachers gunned down in Kunar

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Apr 30, 2015 - 14:12

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Suspected Talibaninfo-icon insurgents gunned down two schoolteachers in the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province on Thursday noon, police said.

Police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Habib Syedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News security forces killed one of the assailants.

He said it was not immediately known why the two teachers were killed by a group of armed militants.

The militants forced their way inside the school in Bidad area, two kilometres from the district centre, and took away the two teachers and killed them around 500 meters away from the school.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.

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