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Afghanistan- Nangarhar mortar attack leaves 4 killed, 7 hurt



(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least four members of a family, including two women were killed and seven others wounded when a mortar hits a house in the Shirzad district of eastern Nangarhar province late on Monday evening, an official said.

Two women among four members of a family were killed and children and women among seven others wounded when the mortar shell fired by Taliban militants hit a civilian house in Margkhel locality of the district, Attaullah Khogyani, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the mortar shell landed at the Haji Nadar's house in the area in which he was also killed.

Taliban have not yet commented in this regard.

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Afghanistan- Nangarhar mortar attack leaves 4 killed, 7 hurt

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