A rocket allegedly fired by the Taliban hit a residential home in central Afghanistan, killing two women and injuring two children, an official confirmed Sunday.
Ahmad Shah, spokesman for the Uruzgan provincial governor, told Anadolu Agency the incident took place in the Deh Rawood district last evening. Blaming the Taliban for the incident, he said the residence of a local pro-government tribal leader had been “deliberately” targeted. Shah added that the injured children are in critical condition.
Figures by Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission suggest that in the first six months of 2020, nearly 3,000 civilians were killed or injured in 880 different security incidents (1,213 killed, 1,744 injured) such as landmine blasts, aerial raids, and ground offensives between rival parties of the conflict
The Taliban have yet to…