Militants kill 4 people in southern Afghan town

Anti-government militants raided a house in Ghazni province 125 km south of Kabul Saturday night killing four members of a family and injuring another, a local official said Sunday.

"The armed militants attacked a house in Deyak district last night killing four male members of the family and injuring another, " district governor Fazal Ahmad Tolwak told Xinhua.

He blamed the enemies of peace, a term used by Afghan officials against Taliban outfit, saying the militants by targeting and killing civilians is to terrorize the people. Taliban militants fighting the government have yet to make comment.

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