Afghanistan: at Least 23 Dead due to explosions on the market

have been killed By a series of explosions at a market in southern Afghanistan on Monday, according to authorities, at least 23 people. Another 15 people were i

Afghanistan: at Least 23 Dead due to explosions on the market

have been killed By a series of explosions at a market in southern Afghanistan on Monday, according to authorities, at least 23 people. Another 15 people were injured, informed the office of the provincial Governor and the Afghan army in separate opinions. The explosions were triggered accordingly by a car bomb and rockets, and met a market in the district of Sangin in Helmand province.

President Ashraf Ghani made the Taliban for the "brutal and inhuman" attack responsible. You should refrain from violence and "the will of the people of Afghanistan" after the end of the war and the beginning of negotiations to accept.The Taliban informed, however, soldiers had fired on the market with mortar shells.

A spokesman for the military said that the soldiers of the attack is not assumed. According to military information, insurgents set fire to a car bomb and fired on civilians, then with mortars.Security forces were not up to this time in this area.

also on Monday affected Helmand province were killed on Sunday six civilians by an exploding Booby trap. Among the dead were a woman and two children were, according to the provincial government. After the incident, no one confessed to the attack. For this incident, a spokesman for the Provinzregierungam Sunday the Taliban was responsible.

government accuses Taliban"peace rhetoric" before

The violence in Afghanistan was, after a brief ceasefire in may decreased significantly, now it is growing again. Only a week ago the government announced that the Taliban had previously killed within a week, nearly 300 security forces, bringing the week is the "deadliest"had been in the 19-year-long conflict.

the obligation of The Taliban, to reduce the violence in the country, was "meaningless," it said of the government. Your actions contradict your "peace rhetoric talks". The Taliban rejected the allegations and accused the government of publishing false casualty figures in order to harm "the peace process and intra-Afghan talks".

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 12:19

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