9 killed in Faryab

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As a consequence of a mortar shell fired by armed opponents of government in Juma Bazar area of Khwaja Sabz Posh district of Faryab province, 47 civilians were martyred and wounded.

Dr. Naqibullah Fayeq, Governor of Faryab, said 9 people were killed and 38 others were wounded when Taliban militants shot a mortar shell in Juma Bazar.

He maintained that 19 of the wounded were transferred to Balkh province for treatment in six helicopters of Afghan National Army.

According to local authorities, cash has also been provided to the wounded and martyrs of the incident.

 

Reporter: Ahmad Jawid Bedar

 

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