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The Killid Group, March 4, 2017

8 Civilians Killed Over 22 Injured in Farah Province

He added that 8 corpses and 22 injured were transferred to the hospital most of whom were women and children

Officials in Farah reported that over 31 civilians including women and children were killed and injured during clashes between Afghan security forces and armed anti-government oppositions. Hakim Rasouli, head physician at Farah civil hospital, said that they were killed and injured yesterday afternoon in Todnak area of Balabolok district. He added that 8 corpses and 22 injured were transferred to the hospital most of whom were women and children. Rasouli further stated that the victim's families claimed that most of the people were killed and injured in gunshots and airstrikes. Meanwhile Gen. Gulbahar Mujahid, chief of Farah police, asserted that an investigation is underway to identify the perpetrators. He added that seven children and a woman were killed. Zabiullah Mujahid, a so-called Taleban spokesman, said that they were killed in US airstrikes. Mujahid added that 13 people including children were killed and 22 others injured in the airstrikes conducted by US troops. US forces have not commented on the statement so far.

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