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2 killed, 4 wounded as rival commanders clash in Takhar

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2 killed, 4 wounded as rival commanders clash in Takhar

Jul 11, 2016 - 16:07

TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Tow people have been killed and four others wounded during a clash between two local commanders in northern Takhar province,a resident said on Monday.

Jibran,the resident of Yangi Kala district, where the clash happened, told Pajhwok Afghan news two gunmen were killed and four others,including two womeninfo-icon and a child, wounded.

The overnight clash occurred between supporters of commanders Malik Tatar and Ghafoor.He said the dead and injured were Ghafoor’s loyalists. “His headquarters came under attack from Malik Tatar’s men.”

Meanwhile, the governor’s spokesman Sunnatullah Taimoor confirmed the incident, but said the reason behind the fight was yet to be known. Police, however,launched investigations.



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