November 01, 2014

Mortar attack injure district chief in eastern Afghanistan

By Mirwais Adeel - Sun Feb 10 2013, 2:02 pm

AFGHAN_FIGHTINGAccording to local authorities in eastern Paktiya province of Afghanistan, Ahmadabad district chief was injured following an explosion in this province.

The officials further added the incident took place late Saturday evening due to militants missile attack.

Provincial security chief Gen. Mohammad Zaman confirming the report said Ahmadabad district chief Ehsan-ul-haq Akbarzai was injured after militants attacked the district compound.

Gen. Zaman further added mortar rounds fired by militants landed inside the district compound yard which injured Mr. Akbarzai.

In the meantime local residents are saying that three sounds of heavy explosions were heard from the district compound yard.

Taliban militants group claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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