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Children, Women Among Seven Civilians Killed in Nangarhar

(Last Updated On: March 12, 2018)

Seven civilians including children and women were killed and two others wounded in a mortar attack in the eastern Nangarhar province, said local authorities.

Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman of Nangarhar governor told Ariana News that the civilians were dead and wounded as the result of a mortar attack by the Taliban militants.

He said that the incident took place at around 8:30 PM, last night, after their riding vehicle was hit by the mortar attack in Batikot district of Nangarhar.

According to Nangarhar media office a wounded victim of the attack was in critical condition.

It’s said that the vehicle which was carrying members of a family came under attack when they were heading toward another neighboring village to participate in a funeral ceremony.

The Taliban militant group has yet to comment regarding the incident.

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