Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen storm education department building in Nangarhar, take hostages

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Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen storm education department building in Nangarhar, take hostages

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Jul 2018

Kabul, July 11 (IBNS): Many have been taken hostage in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province after unknown gunmen stormed the education department building on Wednesday morning.

The incident took place at PD 5 of Jalalabad city, the provincial capital, at around 9:30 am, local Tolo News quoted officials as saying.

According to provincial governor's spokesperson Attaullah Khoghyani, neither the number of assailants, nor the number of hostages, have been ascertained

Asif Shinwari, a spokesman for the Nangarhar education directorate, said that a security guard was gunned down by the gunmen.

The area has since been cordoned off.

 

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Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen storm education department building in Nangarhar, take hostages

India Blooms News Service
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