Afghanistan—Deadly Blasts At Sangin Market Blamed On Afghan Army

U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan | 07/02/2020

The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) says that a preliminary investigation indicates that this week's deadly explosions at a market in the southern Helmand province were the result of Afghan army mortar fire. On Monday, blasts at a livestock market in the Sangin district killed 23 people, the Tolo News (Kabul) reported at the time. In a tweet on June 30, UNAMA said that multiple credible sources said that the Afghan army had fired mortars in response to Taliban fire but...

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