Airstrike in Baghlan Claims Life of 7 Family Members

Local officials have reported the killing of seven members of a family as a result of an airstrike in Baghlan province.

Confirming the incident, press office of Baghlan province said on Tuesday that, as a result of airstrike carried out around 1AM to suppress Taliban insurgents in Katab Khel village in Dand-e-Shahabuddin district, a residential house was demolished and seven members of the family were killed.

However, following the incident, reports are published saying that Kabul – North highway is closed in Du-Saraka area of Pol-e-Khumri in protest concerning the attack.

9 / July 2019