KABUL - At least eight civilians were killed in an airstrike in the eastern province of Logar which was carried out by Afghan forces to target militants, a senior official from the province said.
The airstrike was carried out in Baraki Barak district on Sunday night, the district governor of Baraki Barak said on Monday.
He said that six other civilians were wounded in the airstrike which reportedly targeted two houses in Kochian village in Baraki Barak district.
He said that three women are among those wounded in the airstrike.
The district governor said that the wounded taken to a provincial hospital for treatment.