Rocket attack kills 1, wounds 3 in Afghanistan

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A rocket attack launched by insurgents has claimed the life of a woman and injured three others in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, said a press release of the Interior Ministry issued here on Sunday.

"Four rockets fired by insurgents landed at Sorkhrod district yesterday evening, one of them hit a residential area, killing an innocent woman and injuring three other civilians," the press release said.

Investigation has been initiated into the case to identify the culprits, it said.

"Taliban militants who staged a violent comeback four years ago have vowed to speed up their activities this year against the Afghan government and NATO-led forces stationed in the post-Taliban country.

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