At least six members of a family were killed and nine others were wounded in an attack by Taliban militants in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said a group of Taliban militants stormed a residential house in Qaisar district few days back targeting all members of a single family.

The statement further added that the attack was carried out in Kohi Village leaving six members of the family dead including elders and children while nine others were wounded.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Faryab is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan. Taliban militants are active in some of the restive districts of the province where they often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.


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