Seven civilians killed in air strike in northern Afghanistan

By REUTERS
July 9, 2019 16:28
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Seven members of a family were killed in an air strike in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan ministry of defence said in a statement.

The air strike that led to civilian casualties was conducted for "the elimination of enemy" in the KutobKhel area of the city of Pul-e-Khumri. A team from the ministry of defense has been assigned to assess and investigate the incident that led to the civilian casualties, the officials said in the statement.


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