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Lawmaker Stanikzai survives armed attack

Lawmaker Stanikzai survives armed attack

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Dec 22, 2017 - 19:19

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, one security guard were killed in rebels attack on Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon member Mohammad Akbar Stanikzai in central Logar province on Friday, local representative said on Friday.

Haseebullah Stanikzai, the Provincial Council member, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened at around 1:00 pm when Stanikzai traveled to his Padkhabi-i-Shana, his village for offering Jummah Prayer.

Stanikzai survived the attack but his bodyguard and two army personnel were killed in the attack.

Saleem Saleh, the governor spokesman, confirmed the incident and accused the Talibaninfo-icon for the attack.

The Taliban have not yet spoken about the incident.

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