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2 civilians killed, 2 injured in Kandahar mortar strike

2 civilians killed, 2 injured in Kandahar mortar strike

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Jun 24, 2018 - 18:15

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and another two sustained wounds after a mortar shell allegedly fired by Talibaninfo-icon militants hit their home in Arghistan district of southern Kandahar province, police said Sunday.

The Taliban fired several mortars aimed at a border police post on Saturday afternoon, with one of the mortars hitting the civilian home.

The slain individuals included a woman and a man and the injured were both womeninfo-icon, said Kandahar police spokesman Zia Durrani.

He said the border police escaped unhurt in the attack.

The Taliban have so far said nothing in this regard.

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