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Afghanistan : Five of a family, including four children killed in Taliban attack

Afghanistan : Five of a family, including four children killed in Taliban attack

India Blooms News Service | | 05 Aug 2017, 04:06 pm
Kabul, Aug 5 (IBNS) : At least five members of a family, including four children- all belonging to one family- were killed in Taliban attack in central Logar province of Afghanistan.

Local Khaama Press quoted Government officials as saying that the  incident took place late on Thursday night in the vicinity of Alwazi area in the provincial of Pul-e-Alam.

The officials further added that the insurgents launched an attack on the Afghan security forces and some of the bullets landed inside a residential house, leaving at least five of a family dead.

At least four of those killed in the attack were children, the officials said, adding that the remaining bullets landed in a mosque which partially damaged the building of the mosque.

The anti-Government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.