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ANA soldiers accused of killing civilian in Ghazni

ANA soldiers accused of killing civilian in Ghazni

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Nov 01, 2015 - 12:40

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Andar district of southern Ghazni province accused Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers of killing an innocent civilian in Nani area of the district on Saturday.

A tribal elder Mohammad Aman named the slain civilian Rohullah and said that the victim was farming his garden on Kabulinfo-icon-Kandahar highway in Nani area, located 15 kilometers from Ghazni City, the provincial capital.

Jan Mohammad, another resident of the area confirmed the incident and said that ANA forces were torturing people in their area.

“The name of ANA commander who operating in Nani area is Sebghat, but he changed his name to Ferawn (Pharaoh) who torture local people whenever finds chance,” he said.

Residents of Nani area warned that they would block Kabul-Kandahar highway in protest if the murder ANA soldiers was not punished.

ANA officials in Ghazni did not comment on the incident.

However, Ghazni governor Mohammad Aman Hamim expressed condolences over the killing of civilian and said that they would send a delegation to the area to investigate the incident.

He said that the ANA soldiers found guilty would be punished and applied the law.

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