Local authorities in Jawzjan province reported that Taliban shot an 8-year old child on the pretext that the child was fetching water and food for security forces.
Jawzjan governor spokeswoman Faraidon Aniq confirmed the incident, saying that the child was killed by one of the Taliban insurgents in Khanqa village of Qush Tepa district. He further added that the cause of the murder has not been clarified and the investigation is going on.
Meanwhile, the security forces in north confirmed this incident as well and added that, an eight-year old child by the name of Mohammad Haroon who was killed today by Taliban insurgents on charges of taking water and food for security forces. Army officials emphasized that this is a violation of human rights and crime against humanity.