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Baby killed as Pakistan fires 16 rockets into Kunar

19 Oct 2020 - 09:48
19 Oct 2020 - 09:48

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A baby girl has been killed and four civilians, including a woman, wounded in attacks by Pakistani forces in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Monday.

Abdul Ghani Musamim, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Pakistani forces had fired 16 rockets into the Marwara district of the province since Sunday night.

He said one of the rockets landed inside a civilian home in the Tarkhi Oba area of the district, killing a baby girl and injuring four others people, including a woman.

The Pakistani officials have not yet commented on the rocket strikes.

pk/mud

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