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Afghan radio and TV anchor killed in a bomb attack

Afghan radio and TV anchor killed in a bomb attack

Kabul, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) Reporter and anchor from Ariana news agency Mina Khairi and her mother, on Friday were killed in a dynamite attack.
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Afghan authorities confirmed through DNA tests that two of the victims of the explosion in Kabul were Khairi and her mother, the agency where the victim worked reported on Friday.

According to Khairi’s relatives, Mina’s sister, who was also injured in the explosion, is currently hospitalized for treatment.

Mina Khairi began working as a radio and television show anchor in May 2017 with Ariana News and Ariana.

The explosion occurred in the Pul-e-Sokhta area, west of Kabul city, and at least four civilians were killed and five others were injured.

This comes amid an increase in attacks against civilians in major Afghan cities, particularly in the country’s capital.

The latest media victims were three women working for Enekaas TV in the eastern city of Jalalabad, who were shot dead while on their way home on March 2.

Earlier, the director of the Voice of Ghor radio station, Besmellah Adel Imaq, was shot dead while returning home in Firoz Koh, the capital of the central province of Ghor, on January 1.

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