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Farah, Parwan incidents leave 7 dead, 3 injured

Farah, Parwan incidents leave 7 dead, 3 injured

Jun 15, 2016 - 16:29

CHARIKARinfo-icon/FARAH (Pajhwok): Seven people have been killed and three others wounded during separate incidents of violence in central Parwan and western Farah provinces, officials said.

Parwan crime branch police chief Abdul Samad said a clash between cousins over an old enmity erupted last night in Sadullah locality.  Three people were killed and a fourth wounded in the armed clash.

Syed Sharif, a resident of the locality, also confirmed the incident, but avoided to go into specifics.

Separately, a man was killed as a result of personal enmity in Bagram district and the attacker had managed to flee.

Samad said investigation into both the incidents had been launched and those involved were being traced.

In Farah, three civilians were killed when a roadside bomb tore through their vehicle in Tajak locality of Farah City, the provincial capital, said Mohammad Nasir Mehri, the governor spokesman.

Mir Hamza, a resident of the area, identified the slain persons as Sarafuddin, Abdul Baqi and Abdul Ghani, all residents of Pusht Rod district and employees of a road construction company. He said Abdul Baqi and Ghani were brothers.



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