Afghan Air Force airstrike kills atleast 12 civilians including 8 children

Afghan Air Force airstrike kills atleast 12 civilians including 8 children
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KABUL - Afghan Air Force airstrike kills atleast 12 civilians including 8 children in the Faryab Province, Afghanistan media has reported.

At least 12 civilians were killed in airstrikes in the northern province of Faryab on Saturday evening, member of Faryab Provincial Council, Sibghatullah Selab, said on Sunday, TOLONEWS has reported.

Security officials have not confirmed the casualties but confirmed that the airstrikes were conducted in Garziwan district of Faryab.

Mr. Selab said the victims were members of two families and eight children are also among those killed in the airstrikes.

He said the airstrikes began at 11 pm on Saturday and targeted an area where the Taliban militants had gathered as they were under pressure by Afghan forces.

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