In Afghanistan, the Taliban attacked the north-eastern city of Kunduz on Wednesday evening, killing seven civilians and injuring six others, including women and children. The incident took place in Taloka area of Kunduz city where a mortar attacked the civilians’ home. Tolo News reported citing the Ministry of Defense. Afghan and foreign officials have said that the level of violence in the country is unacceptable.
Tolo News had further reported that recently, Imam Sahib, Dasht-e-Archi district, and the city of Kunduz witnessed heavy clashes between Afghan security forces and the Taliban. The Taliban has not yet provided any comment about the incident. Despite the ongoing peace efforts in Doha, violence has increased in the country.
Earlier, there was an explosion in Faryab on Wednesday and 5 security forces died in it. Tolo News quoted the provincial police as saying that at least five security personnel, including Kamarkul district police chief Safar Mohammad Bidar, were killed in a roadside bomb blast in the province on Wednesday.