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Seven landmine planters killed by own bomb in Helmand

By Khaama Press - Sun Jul 05 2015, 1:24 pm

Helmand-Provincial police headquartersSeven landmine planters have been killed by own bomb in southern Helmand province.

According to security officials the incident took place in Nawzad District late last yesterday.

Officials at the 215th Maiwand Corps say the insurgents were busy planting the landmine on a roadside that exploded on them killing all seven on the spot.

Another news from Helmand’s neighboring Zabul province suggest that Taliban have killed a civilian and wounded four others in a provocative attack.

Officials say Mullah Salim, a local Taliban commander, tried to build his house in Meezana District but local residents resisted.

Fawad Askari, spokesman for the provincial police headquarters of Zabul province say on the resistance Taliban opened fire on civilians leaving one killed and four others wounded.

He said those wounded have been taken to Kandahar for treatment.

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