Sunday, June 10, 2018

Ramadan Death Count: Afghanistan: 10/06/18

(Kabul) Despite declaring a cease-fire for the end of Ramadan (Eid) next week, the Taliban yesterday murdered a large number security staff in a number of attacks on police posts across the country:

In the province of Kunduz officials have admitted to losing 24 members of the local police force as well as a number of police posts. In return they claim to have killed 23 Taliban
In Herat’s Shindand district. The Afghan defence ministry said 17 members of the Afghan National Army were killed in a Taliban attack In Sar-e-Pul, six soldiers were killed.
In the province of Ghazni the Afghan government fared better with “Forty five insurgents killed and 27 others wounded in government air strikes and clearing operations

(Baghlan) Three religious scholars were murdered by the Taliban in northern Baghlan province yesterday. Mawlavi Mohammad Bashir, Mawlavi Abdul Rahman and Qari Abdul Atta were first beaten then murdered by the Taliban in Jarab village.

Ramadan death toll stands at 1379