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Taliban among 3 killed in Herat incidents

Taliban among 3 killed in Herat incidents

Jun 04, 2018 - 16:17

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Three people, including two Talibaninfo-icon, were killed and four others injured in two separate incidents of violence in western Herat province, on Monday, officials said.

One person was killed and four other injured as a result of fire erupted inside Zaranj type vehicle in the limits of ninth police district, Police Spokesman Abdul Ahmad Wali said.

He said reason behind the incident could not be ascertained so far while police had been dispatched to the area.

Separately, two mine planters Taliban were killed by their own mine explosion in Shindand district, the Governor Spokesman Jilani Farhad said.

“The Taliban had planted landmine for security forces but when security forces did not go on that direction they pulled out the mine and wanted to plant it in another place when the mine went off,” he said.

He said the dead Taliban were 18 and 20 years old.


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