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Lawmaker's residence comes under attack in Parwan

Lawmaker's residence comes under attack in Parwan

Aug 09, 2016 - 12:42

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon Member Abdul Sattar Khawasi residence has been attacked in the Shinwari district of central Parwan province, an official said on Tuesday.

District Police Chief Col. Shah Hussain Maqsudi told Pajhwok Afghan News the attack was mounted by the rebels at around 7:30pm Monday night and continued until 12:30pm.

He said Khawasi came to his village Ishtr for picnic and last night his house was attacked.

Maqsudi said body guards of Khawasi showed strong resistance to the attack and later security forces arrived in the area and controlled the situation.

Police Chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai confirmed the attack on Khawasi’s house and said additional security forces had been dispatched to the area to halt another attack of the same nature.

The lawmaker also confirmed the attack and alleged rebels who had links with foreigners were involved in the attack on his residence.

There was no report of casualties in the attack. Militants have not yet claimed responsibility for the attack on the lawmaker house.


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