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Rocket attacks hit Afghan transition ceremony

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 17:11

Mehtar Lam: Two rockets struck
close to a transition ceremony held in the eastern Afghan
province of Laghman on Tuesday, where foreign troops were handing
control over to local forces.

A reporter at the scene said the rockets landed some
300 metres from a civilian and military compound in Mehtar
Lam, a town some two kilometres from where the ceremony was
held, attended by senior officials.


First Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 17:11

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