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Gunmen kill at least 10 from Afghan family, 4 others injured: Official

An Afghan official says at least 10 civilians were killed and four others wounded when unknown gunmen attacked a home in eastern Laghman province.

world Updated: Feb 20, 2017 13:32 IST
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Afghan security forces have been battling Islamic State (IS) militants.
Afghan security forces have been battling Islamic State (IS) militants.(AFP File Photo)

An Afghan official says at least 10 civilians were killed and four others wounded when unknown gunmen attacked a home in eastern Laghman province.

Sarhadi Zwak, spokesperson for the provincial governor, said Monday that the attack took place Sunday night. The family was eating dinner when they were attacked by unknown assailants armed with guns and hand grenades.

Zwak said it was unclear who was behind the attack, and no group has immediately claimed responsibility.