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2 female security guards killed in Bagram attack

2 female security guards killed in Bagram attack

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Aug 09, 2017 - 18:30

CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Two female security personnel were killed and as many injured on Wednesday in an armed attack in central Parwan province, an official said.

Bagram district chief Abdul Shakour Qodusi told Pajhwok Afghan News the dead and injured womeninfo-icon had been tasked with searching people entering the airfield at the first gate.

The women were attacked at around 01:30pm in the district nearby bazaar by armed motorcyclists after they had gone there for shopping, the official said.

One of the women was killed on the spot and three were injured. A second female succumbed to her wounds on the way to hospital.

Eight Afghan security guards at the Bagram airbase were killed a few months back in a militant attack in Shaka locality of Bagram.

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