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Rocket attack inflicts heavy financial losses in Pul-i-Khumri

Rocket attack inflicts heavy financial losses in Pul-i-Khumri

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Aug 25, 2015 - 12:00

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A rocket fired from unknown direction landed in Pul-i-Khumri City, the capital of northern Baghlan province, which inflicted heavy financial losses on public property, an official said on Tuesday.

The rocket hit the populated locality at around 10: 00 pm Monday night, which also inflicted financial losses.

Col. Abdul Bashir Rashid, Baghlan police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that no one suffered casualtieis in the rocket attack but it caused huge financial losses.

Abdul Hakim, a resident of the locality, said it was a huge explosion, which smashed windowpanes of nearby houses.

“We were afraid enough that we left our home and stayed with our relatives due to fear of another rocket,” he recalled.

Since last two months, at least 12 rockets fired from Dand-i-Ghori area on Pul-i-Khumri City, which had left a child and a man dead and ten others wounded.

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