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5 civilians dead, 6 wounded in Kunar violence

KABUL: Five persons have been killed including a woman in two separate violence incidents in eastern Kunar province, officials said Tuesday.

Taliban fighters opened fire on a car, leaving two persons, including a woman dead and three others wounded in Narang district, Brig. Gen. Abdul Habib Syedkhel, Kunar police chief, said.

He said that police had started investigations into the incident.

Separately, he said three persons have been killed and as many wounded in a dispute over the ownership of a forest in Wata Por district. Police reached the area to defuse the tension. (PAN)

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