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Afghan Telecom worker killed in Herat gun attack

Afghan Telecom worker killed in Herat gun attack

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Jan 10, 2017 - 11:46

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): One employee of the Afghan Telecom Company has been killed and another wounded in a Talibaninfo-icon attack in western Herat province, an official said on Tuesday.

Police spokesman Abdul Rauf Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place close to a police station in the Shindand district main bazaar on Monday.

Abdul Qader, a resident of the locality, said the telecom workers were installing a communications pylon when attacked by the Taliban.

Abdul Salaam, the company’s local director, confirmed one of its employees was killed and a second wounded in the Taliban attack.

The insurgent movement, however, has not yet commented on the incident.

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