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Afghan officials: 2 killed after gunmen storm bank

AP  |  Kabul 

officials say at least two civilians have been killed after gunmen stormed into a New branch in eastern Paktia province.

Abdullah Hsrat, spokesman for the provincial governor, says an unknown number of gunmen attacked the in Gardez, the provincial capital, today.

Hsrat says two of the attackers have been shot and killed by security forces.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but insurgents have increased their attacks against security forces across the country.

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First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 18:57 IST