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Man dead, his five, 5 children wounded in Logar mortar shell

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Man dead, his five, 5 children wounded in Logar mortar shell

Jun 30, 2015 - 13:28

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A man was killed and his wife and five children wounded when a mortar shell their home in Baraki Barak district in central Logar on Tuesday, the town’s administrative chief said.

Eng. Mohammad Rahim Amin Talibaninfo-icon fired a mortar shell on a police check post which missed the target and hit the resident of Ghulam Sakhi instead.

Sakhi died on the spot while his wife, three daughters and two sons got injured, he said, adding the wounded were instantly shifted to a hospital. Three of the injured were stated to be in critical condition.

Ajmal, a resident of the locality, said Sakhi’s house was adjacent to police check post. Militants have not commented on the incident so far.


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