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Several killed and wounded in eastern Khost unrest

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
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Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

At least four individuals were killed including an Afghan National Army soldier and two other were wounded during  separate incidents in Khost province, local officials said.

The officials further added, at least three more people were killed in a clash in Tani district from two families on Friday night.

The first incident took place in Cholan area 5 kilo meters east of Khost  city on Friday night when a land mine hit an Afghan National Army soldiers while they were patrolling in the area.

ANA press office in the 1st ANA brigade 203rd corp says one ANA soldier was killed and two other were wounded when a remote control bomb detonated on their soldier’s foot patrol.

The source added no one was detained regarding the incident but they have launched investigations to find out who are behind the incident, while Taliban militants claimed responsibility for the attack.

Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for the attack adding to have inflicted heavy casualties to the ANA soldiers but ANA officials deny their claim.

Moreover  three men were killed in Tani district on friday night during a clash from two families.

Tani sub-governor Sayed Ahmed Wafa told Khaama press over telephone that these two families did not have former dispute among them but a verbal clash led to the armed clash.

” three men were killed from two families on friday night when their verbal fight turned into armed clash, two were from one family another one from a different family, they did not have any enmity with each other before, i thing this the only motive of the incident.”

According to another report Taliban claims killing many police in Khost city during a remote control bomb attack on their vehicle late friday.

Police officials confirms the incident but denies the claimed casualty.

Provincial police chief General Sardar Mohammed Zazai confirmed the incident adding that nether police nor civilian sustained any casualty during the bomb attack.

It comes at a time that recently security officials has evaluated security situation as perfect but the latest incidents caused panic among the local people.

Report by Ismail Haqmal, Khost province.

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