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3 killed in Parwan, Uruzgan violence

3 killed in Parwan, Uruzgan violence

Jul 06, 2015 - 14:21

CHARIKARinfo-icon/ (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) members shot dead a civilian in Siahgard district of central Parwan province while a couple was killed by unidentified gunmen in Uruzgan province, residents and officials said.

Some people of Siahgard district staged a protest and blocked Parwan-Bamyan Highway for traffic. Some of the protesters came arrived in the capital of Parwan carrying corps of the slain civilian identified as Yama Gul.

The victim’s cousin Sardar Khan in Charikar City, the capital of the province, told Pajhwok Afghan News that his cousin was beaten to death by an ALP commander after bomb blast hit an ALP vehicle in Surkhi area of the district.

He said the ALP commander Mushtaq along with his supporters forced their way inside Yama Gul house and beaten him and his brother severely.

Sardar Khan said that Yama Gul succumbed to injuries on his way from Parwan to Kabulinfo-icon hospital.

Sardar Khan added that the ALP commander believed the bomb was controlled from the home of Yama Gul whose house was located close to the incident area.

He said he had shared the issue with the deputy governor Shah Wali and he was assured by the governor to investigate about the incident.

However, Parwan police chief rejected the claim that ALP killed a civilian and said that a civilian identified as Yama Gul was killed during a clash between ALP members and rebels.

He said the clash took place after a bomb targeted an ALP vehicle that left two security personnel wounded.

According to another report a couple was killed by unidentified gunmen in Tarinkot City, the capital of Uruzgan province.

The first police district chief 2nd Lt. Gul Agha said the incident took place in Sajawal area of the city last night.

He said unidentified gunmen had entered a house and killed woman and her husband and left one of their children injured.

The attackers managed to flee. Police have started investigations to nab the killers.



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