A mortar round fired by Taliban militants landed on a civilian house in East of Afghanistan leaving at least 9 members of the family wounded.

The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants fired a mortar round which impacted a civilian house in Sherzad district of Nangarhar province.

The statement further added that the Taliban militants fired the mortar round on Saturday which landed on a civilian house Angar area of Sherzad district.

According to 201st Silab Corps, the attack left at least 9 members of a single family wounded.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.

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