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Residents in fear as rockets again fired into Kunar

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Residents in fear as rockets again fired into Kunar

Aug 20, 2019 - 23:57

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces fired up to 200 rockets into Shaltan district of eastern Kunar province, caused financial losses to people, local officials said Tuesday.

Kunar governor’s spokesman, Abdul Ghani Musamam, told Pajhwok Afghan News up to 200 rockets were fired into Shaltan district from across the Durand Lineinfo-icon since Monday evening.

He said the strikes caused no casualties but they destroyed four houses, damaged farms and killed dozens of livestock.

Meanwhile, Khalilullah, a resident of Shaltan district, said that Pakistaninfo-icon forces fired many rockets into their district since last night.

Womeninfo-icon and children could not sleep due to these strikes, we spent the whole night in fear,” he said. He asked the government to take serious steps against Pakistani strikes.

Pakistani forces sporadically fire missiles into Kunar and other eastern provinces since years. Many people had been and others forced to flee their areas.



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