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‘9 civilians suffer casualties in Taliban attack in Ghor’

‘9 civilians suffer casualties in Taliban attack in Ghor’

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Oct 02, 2019 - 18:03

FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Local officials on Wednesday claimed two civilians were killed and seven others injured in a Talibaninfo-icon attack on Laqak area on the outskirts of Firozkoh, capital of western Ghorinfo-icon province.

Abdulhai Khatibi, Ghor governor’s spokesman told Pajhwok Afghan News that the Taliban attacked the people of the village on Tuesday night.

He said two people were killed and seven others injured in the incident. These people were pro-government, he added.

The injured of the incident taken to Ghor Civil Hospital for treatment, he said.

On the other hand, the people injured in the incident said that the Taliban attacked them for no reason.

Salima, mother of one of the injured person said that her daughter was injured when a bullet during the fight hit her in her house.

“Taliban killed two people and injured seven others including my daughter,” she said.

Local officials had earlier said that the area was cleared of militants during an operation.

Pajhwok Afghan News tried to contact the Taliban for their comment about the incident, but failed.

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