41 People Wounded in Clash Between Afghan Forces, Ghoryani’s Men in Herat

Following hours of clashes between security forces and individuals affiliated with Habibullah Ghoriani, officials at the Herat Public Health Department say 41 people, including five security forces, were wounded.

Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, the spokesman of Herat Public Health Department, said on Thursday that 41 in the Jabriel township of Herat province.

According to Sherzai, three children, a woman and five security forces were among the injured in the incident.

He stated that the health condition of all the injured of the incident is satisfactory and emphasized that based on the request of the patients, 6 injured have been transferred abroad.

Clashes between security forces and individuals affiliated with Habibullah Ghoriani began in Herat around 04:00pm yesterday, and locals say security forces and individuals affiliated with Habibullah Ghoriani used light and heavy weapons during the clashes.

In addition to the casualties, the clashes caused huge financial losses to the local residents.

In the meantime, the Herat Police issued a statement, saying that the clash that had been erupted due to the arrest of Habibullah Ghoriani have now ended.

4 / March 2021
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