Taliban rocket attack kills 6 Afghans

Source:Xinhua Published: 2013-12-10 16:25:17

Rocket attack by Taliban militants on a village in Afghanistan's Northwest Badghis province claimed the lives of six civilians on Monday night, the Interior Ministry said in a statement released in Kabul on Tuesday.

"Six innocent civilians were martyred as a rocket fired by Taliban militants slammed into a house in Balamirghab district last night killing six innocent civilians," the statement added.

Without giving more details, the Interior Ministry in the statement condemned the incident and expressed sympathy with families of the victims.

Taliban militants have yet to make any comment.

In another violent incident, three children were killed and another injured as an explosive device went off in the northern Saripul province on Monday.

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