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Woman killed in Faryab celebratory firing

Woman killed in Faryab celebratory firing

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Jun 14, 2018 - 15:08

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A woman has been killed and two other people injured in celebratory firing while a teacher gunned down by the Talibaninfo-icon in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Thursday.

Public Healthinfo-icon Department Spokesman said a 38-year-old woman was killed, two others, including a man, injured in celebratory firing in Maimana, the provincial capital.

The injured he said were shifted to the Afghan-Turk Hospital on Wednesday night.

A well-placed police source also confirmed the killing of a woman and injuries to two others in overnight celebratory firing.

Thousands of bullets fired by armed men and security forces in Faryab on Wednesday night after people were told that Thursday will be Eid.

Separately, a school teacher was killed by the Taliban in the Khawaja Sabz Posh district, the District Chief Abdullah Masoumi said.

Masoumi alleged the teacher was killed by the Taliban Commander Haji Amin.

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