25 Taliban killed in Balkh airstrike: Officials

At least 25 Taliban were killed in an Afghan air force airstrike in northern Balkh province on Wednesday night, local officials said on Thursday

Jun 25, 2020
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Kabul: At least 25 Taliban were killed in an Afghan air force airstrike in northern Balkh province on Wednesday night, local officials said on Thursday.

The airstrike took place in Dawlat Abad village of Balkh district as the Taliban were gathered, said Munir Ahmad Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial governor.

Residents of Balkh district said that four members of a family--including women and children--were killed last night in an Afghan airstrike.

The bodies of the dead have been brought to the governor's office.

Police say they are investigating.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the airstrike.


https://tolonews.com/index.php/afghanistan/25-taliban-killed-balkh-airstrike-officials

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