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Home / World News / 25 Taliban terrorists killed in airstrike in Afghanistan’s Balkh province

25 Taliban terrorists killed in airstrike in Afghanistan’s Balkh province

The airstrike occurred in Dawlat Abad village in Balkh district, TOLO news quoted Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesperson for the provincial governor, as saying.

world Updated: Jun 25, 2020 13:52 IST
Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
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According to local sources, the airforce had targeted a farmer’s house and during the strike four civilians, including a child and a woman, were killed.
According to local sources, the airforce had targeted a farmer’s house and during the strike four civilians, including a child and a woman, were killed.(AP file photo. Representative image)

As many as 25 Taliban terrorists have been killed in an airstrike in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan on Wednesday night.

The airstrike occurred in Dawlat Abad village in Balkh district, TOLO news quoted Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesperson for the provincial governor, as saying.

According to local sources, the airforce had targeted a farmer’s house and during the strike four civilians, including a child and a woman, were killed.

This claim, however, has been rejected by Farhad and other officials of the 209th Shaheen Military Corps.

Taliban has not issued any statement on the matter.

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