August 16, 2018

6 civilians killed, wounded in rocket attack by Taliban in Logar

By Khaama Press - Thu Aug 09 2018, 5:15 pm

At least six civilians were killed or wounded in a rocket attack by the Taliban militants in central Logar province of Afghanistan.

According to reports, the incident has taken place in the vicinity of Mohammad Agha district, leaving three civilians dead and three others wounded.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast confirmed the incident and the civilian casualties in the attack.

A statement released by Thunder Corps stated that the Taliban militants carried out carried out rocket attack impacting the civilian houses.

The statement further added that three civilians were killed in the attack and three others sustained injuries.

Logar has been among the relatively calm provinces in Central parts of country but the security situation of the province has deteriorated sharply during the recent years.

This comes as the anti-government armed militants have been attempting to expand their foothold and destabilize the provinces in the central parts of the country during the recent months.

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