20 Afghanis Injured in Mortar Attack

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Mortar rounds hit a house in eastern Afghanistan, injuring 20 people, including women and children, police said Sunday.

Two rounds hit the house in Shigal district of Kunar province, while two others landed next to a nearby Indian road construction company, which was apparently the target of the attack, said Gen. Abdul Jalal Jalal, the provincial chief of police.

Some people were transported to the hospital in Asad Abad, the capital, for treatment, Jalal said.