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Civilian among 5 dead in Zabul gunbattle, blast

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Civilian among 5 dead in Zabul gunbattle, blast

Jul 25, 2015 - 10:13

QALAT (Pajhwok): As many as four Talibaninfo-icon fighters and a civilian were killed and three more people wounded in two separate incidents in southern Zabul province, an official said on Saturday.

Ghulam Jillani Farahi, the provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News at least four armed rebels were killed during an armed clash between security forces and Taliban on Friday on the out skirt of Qalat.

Security forces seized a vehicle as a result of the gunbattle, he said. Separately, a civilian was killed and two others were wounded when a rickshaw carrying hit an improvised explosive device (IED),.

Taliban militants have not yet commented on the incidents.



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