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Children among 4 killed in Sar-i-Pul violence

20 Sep 2016 - 00:06
20 Sep 2016 - 00:06

SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): Four people, including two children, have been killed and a fifth wounded in two separate incidents of violence in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Monday.

Zabihullah Amani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News two uprising members were killed during a clash with militants and a third wounded in Doaba locality of Sancharak district. 

Separately, two children were killed when a bomb went off near a security check-post on the Sar-i-Pul-Jwzjan highway in Imam Jafar locality.

The children were grazing their cattle when they stepped on the hidden bomb.

A week back, 11 Afghan Local Police (ALP) personal were killed during a clash with insurgents in Sabz Masjid area of Sancharak district.

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