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23 Killed In Blast At Cattle Market In Southern Afghanistan

Taliban officers blamed the federal government officers for killing the civilians. (Representational)

Kabul, Afghanistan:

At least 23 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province and dozens have been injured when rockets fell on a cattle market on Monday, mentioned Afghan authorities and Taliban officers.

The warring sides blamed one another for the assault on the open-air weekly cattle market in Sangin district the place a whole bunch of villagers from neighbouring districts had gathered to commerce sheep and goats.

A spokesman for Helmand’s governor mentioned the a number of rockets fired by Taliban insurgents landed near the cattle market, killing 23 civilians, together with kids.

Taliban officers blamed the federal government officers for killing the civilians.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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