MoI: Taliban Killed 67 Civilians In Past Week

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said that the Taliban had killed 67 civilians in attacks carried over the past week.

MoI spokesperson Tariq Arian wrote on Twitter on Saturday, that Taliban insurgents had carried out 446 attacks across 27 provinces during the week, wounding 179 civilians.

Arian said the highest casualties were reported in Balkh province where 17 were killed and 72 injured, followed by Kunduz where five were killed and 28 were injured.

Taliban had carried out a bombing in Balkh on Tuesday morning where three people were killed and around 41 others wounded.

President Ashraf Ghani had warned the group to reduce the violence, “stop fighting and killing Afghans.”

The Taliban is yet to comment on the figures.

29 / August 2020
#