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Dozens Killed At Wedding During Military Op Against Nearby Taliban Hideout

September 23 2019


A military raid on a Taliban hideout killed or wounded dozens of civilians at a wedding in the southern Helmand province, reports Reuters. Between 35 and 40 people were killed and 13 injured during the raid by Afghan and U.S. special operations forces on a militant hideout adjacent to the wedding on Sunday night, said provincial officials cited by CBS News. A U.S. military official confirmed that U.S. airpower was called in to support the raid, which targeted senior Al-Qaida...

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