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4 road engineers injured in Herat shooting

4 road engineers injured in Herat shooting

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Nov 01, 2015 - 10:34

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Four engineers of a road construction company were shot and wounded by unidentified gunmen in western Herat province, an official said on Sunday.

Herat police spokesman Abdur Rauf Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire at the workers in Kort Wa Neshin area late on Saturday.

The engineers were heading from Pashton Zarghon district to Herat City, the provincial capital, when came under attack, he said, adding security guards also accompanied the engineers, but they did not retaliate.

Herat Zonal Hospital spokesman Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai confirmed receiving three injured people from the incident area. One of them was discharged after treatment, he said.

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