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PAN, June 24, 2013

7 civilians dead in Kabul shooting

Hundreds of Deh-Sabz residents and shopkeepers in Pul-i-Charkhi neighbourhood protested against the incident

By Ahmad Quraishi

Seven civilians were killed and three others wounded by unidentified gunmen in the Deh Sabz district of Kabul on Monday, an official said.

The victims were workers and owners of brick-kilns, a member of the Wolesi Jirga from Kabul, Haji Allah Gul Mujahid, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

With the motive behind the shooting yet to be ascertained, the public representative feared the death toll could increase. He said some of the injured were in critical condition.

Hundreds of Deh-Sabz residents and shopkeepers in Pul-i-Charkhi neighbourhood protested against the incident.

Sayed Rahim, a shopkeeper, said about 2,000 people took part in the demonstration and a vehicle of American forces carried by a truck was burnt.

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