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Girl killed, 6 family members injured in mortar shell attack

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Girl killed, 6 family members injured in mortar shell attack

Aug 11, 2018 - 20:27

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A girls was killed and six other family members injured when a mortar shell fired by security forces landed on a civilian home in the Dand-i-Ghorinfo-icon locality of northern Baghlan province, the resident of locality said on Saturday.

Civil Hospital Head Dr. Mohammad Anwar Wardak told Pajhwok Afghan News one body and eight injured had been transferred to the hospital from the site of the incident.

Zamari, the resident of Gharo Shahkh area said Afghan security forces fired a mortar shell last night which landed on Din Mohammad’s house.

Din Mohammad who was injured said they were all sleeping last night when suddenly there was a blast in the yard and all his family members were bleeding due to injuries.

Security officials in Baghlan have not yet spoken about the incident.


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