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Imam among 5 killed, 88 injured in Herat incidents

Imam among 5 killed, 88 injured in Herat incidents

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Jun 07, 2018 - 15:44

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A mosqueinfo-icon imaminfo-icon was among five people killed and another 88 injured in separate incidents during the past 24 hours in western Herat province, an official said on Thursday.

Governor’s spokesman Jilani Farhad said unidentified gunmen shot dead the imam of Rostae Jamai Mosque in Zenda Jan district after prayers last night.

The imam, Mualvi Abdul Salam, was on his way back home after Esha prayers when gunmen fired at him in front of his house.

The Talibaninfo-icon have not spoken about the incident.

Separately, four dead bodies and 88 injured people were delivered to the zonal hospital in Herat City, the provincial capital, during the past 24 hours, a source told Pajhwok News.

The deaths and injuries resulted from a traffic accident, axing, poisoning, torture and gunshots, the hospital source said.

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