At least five people were killed and dozens were injured as clashes broke out between demonstrators and police during a protest over government aid, which protesters say is unfairly distributed, in the impoverished Ghor province, in central Afghanistan, on Saturday.
Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside the governor's office, with several of them carrying weapons and throwing stones. Police... Еще deployed water cannons and shooting in air.
Mohammad Naseer Parsa, head of Ghor Public Hospital, said «at least five people were killed and 19 others were wounded. Among the injuries, five people are in severe situation.»
Protesters participating in the rally lamented a lack of help from the government.
«We are jobless, we cannot find any job to earn money. I need to feed my children. We want justice from the government,» said one of the demonstrators.