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7 of a family injured in Nangarhar mortar strike

7 of a family injured in Nangarhar mortar strike

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Aug 08, 2020 - 17:33

JALALBAD(Pajhwok: At least seven members of a family have been injured in a mortar attack by Talibaninfo-icon insurgents in Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday.

Nangarhar governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban fired mortar shells at a house in the Sherzad district on Friday.

He said two womeninfo-icon, as many children and nine other members of the same family were wounded in the incident.

He said the injured had been shifted to a local hospital and their condition was said to be stable.

In other news, a clash broke out between security forces and Taliban in Qazi Qala area of Sherzad district.

Khogyani said the attack took place after a Taliban's Red Unit fighter was killed in a clash with security forces.

So far Taliban have said nothing about both incidents.

Bk/ma

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