Women among 13 killed, injured in separate incidents in Laghman


civilians killed in LaghmanAt least 3 people were killed and 10 others were injured in separate incidents in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan.

According to local government officials, at least one civilian was killed and six others, including women were injured following a rocket attack in Alisheng district.

Provincial governor spokesman Sarhadi Zwak said the incident took place late on Saturday.

Zwak further added at least two civilians were killed following militants direct fire on a civilian car in the central city of Laghman.

He said at least four civilians were also injured following the attack.

No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the two incident.

Laghman is among the relatively volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militants are active in a number of its districts.



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