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2 dead as illegal gunmen clash in Samangan

2 dead as illegal gunmen clash in Samangan

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Apr 23, 2019 - 11:25

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Two people have been killed as a result of a clash between illegal armed individuals in northern Samangan province, an official said on Tuesday.

Mohammad Sadiq Azizi, a government spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the clash took place in the Guzar Kandal Khan area of Aibak, the provincial capital.

He said the firefight took place between former commander of Jamiat-i-Islamiinfo-icon Mohammad Salem and Mohammad Asif Azimi.

Haji Khalid, elder son of Mohammad Asif and Talabuddin, nephew of Mohammad Salem, were seriously wounded and evacuated to hospital.

Dr. Abdul Hadi, an official at the civil hospital, confirmed receiving a body and an injured individual from the site. He said the wounded man died on Monday night.

Azizi explained there was an old enmity behind the clash between the illegal armed individuals.

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