Two civilians injured in rocket attacks in Afghanistan

Two civilians sustained injuries as a rocket fired by militants struck a residential area in the capital of northern Baghlan province on Saturday, a local official said.

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Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

“The rocket fired by Taliban militants struck Qahwa Khana locality in Pul-e-Khumri city at around 10:15 a.m. local time (0545 GMT) injuring two civilians,” the official told Xinhua but declined to be named.

Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)
Meantime, Shafiqullah Sahak, a doctor in Pul-e-Khumri hospital confirmed that two injured people who received rocket shrapnel injuries have been taken to hospital for medical treatment.

Since eruption of fighting between security forces and Taliban militants in Dand-e-Ghori and Dand-e-Shahabudin districts outside Pul-e-Khumri a month ago, several rockets and artillery shells hit the provincial capital Pul-e-Khumri city. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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