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2 civilians killed, 9 hurt in Maidan Wardak mortar shells attack

2 civilians killed, 9 hurt in Maidan Wardak mortar shells attack

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Jun 23, 2018 - 15:08

MAIDANSHAR (Pajhwok): Two civilians have been killed and nine others injured in a mortar shells attack in central Maidan Wardak province, local representative said on Saturday.

Provincial Council (PC) Head Sharifullah Hotak told Pajhwok Afghan News a mortar shells fired by the Talibaninfo-icon landed in a bazaar in Maidanshahr, the provincial capital, on Friday evening.

But Attaullah, the resident of locality, said three mortar shells landed in front of a mechanic shop in which a mechanic was killed and three common people injured.

Governor Spokesman Abdul Rahman Mangal said two people were killed and seven others injured in the mortar shell attack.

Dr. Niamatullah Niamt, a senior doctor at the hospital, said two bodies and seven injured had been evacuated to the hospital.

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