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2 women, 2 Taliban commanders killed in blasts

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2 women, 2 Taliban commanders killed in blasts

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Sep 27, 2015 - 17:51

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two separate roadside bomb explosions have killed two womeninfo-icon and as many insurgents in southern Kandahar province, where police shot injured a civilian.

The first roadside blast took place in Shahwali Kot district late on Saturday afternoon, killing a woman and her daughter in Cheena area.

The women were returning from the home of friends when came under attack, the governor’s spokesman, Samim Khpalwak, said. The mother and her daughter had visited the friends to congratulate them on the occasion of Eidul Adha.

The second blast took place hours later in Arghistan district’s Spina Gari area, killing two local Talibaninfo-icon commanders, according to Khpalwak.

He said the two men were planting a bomb on a road when it exploded on Saturday night. The two local Taliban commanders had been involved in roadside bombings and killings, he said.

The Taliban have so far said nothing in this regard.

On Sunday noon, a policeman unintentionally shot injured a civilian in Jada area of Kandahar City. Samim Khpalwak said the policeman discharged his gun accidently after disembarking the police vehicle and the bullet hit a man in a crowd of people visiting an Eid funfair.

The policeman has been arrested and the incident is being investigated.

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