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Unknown men kill 2 passengers, injure 4 others in Samangan

Unknown men kill 2 passengers, injure 4 others in Samangan

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26 Jan 2019 - 18:03
Unknown men kill 2 passengers, injure 4 others in Samangan
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26 Jan 2019 - 18:03

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and four others injured when unidentified armed men opened fire on a moving private vehicle in Chashma Shir area of northern Samangan province, residents and officials said Saturday.

Haji Abdul Khalil Javid, a resident of Aibak, capital of Samangan, who knew the victims, told Pajhwok Afghan News that seven people from Kabul were traveling in a vehicle from Kabul to Mazar-I-Sharif, capital of Balkh province when came under armed men attack late on Friday.

He said that two people were killed and four others wounded in the incident. Only the driver of the car survived the attack.

One of the injured is a worker of the Ministry of Interior while the others had open duties, Javid added.

He said the dead and the injured were taken to Samangan Civil Hospital for treatment.

Dr. Muqbil Azizi, a doctor on duty in the emergency section of the hospital, confirmed receiving two bodies and four injured people.

He said one of the injured in critical condition was transferred to Balkh Zonal Hospital while three other injured people and the two bodies were transferred to Kabul by their relatives.

No any groups have so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

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