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Civilians, Policeman Killed in Kapesa Mortar Shell Attack

Civilians, Policeman Killed in Kapesa Mortar Shell Attack

MAHMOOD RAQI - Three civilians were killed and three others, including a child, wounded when mortar shell fired by militants landed on their vehicle in the Tagab district of central Kapesa province, an official said.
Police Spokesperson Abdul Shaeq Shorash told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened at around 10:00am in the Shah Kost locality.
He said one policeman was also killed when he was helping to evacuate injure persons.
The Taliban targeted police vehicle but the mortar shell landed on civilian vehicle.
Provincial Council Member Abdul Aziz confirmed the incident and added the victims hailed from the Qourghal locality and were on their way to Kabul when came under Taliban mortar shell attack.
The Taliban have not spoken about the incident so far. (Pajhwok)