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Over 40 civilians including children killed in Pakistan airstrikes in Afghanistan

Indian Defense News | 17/04/2022 12:40 PM | Click to read full article

At least five children and a woman were killed in an eastern Afghan province when Pakistani military forces fired rockets along the border in a pre-dawn assault Saturday, an official and a resident said.

Since the Taliban seized power last year in Afghanistan, border tensions between the neighbours have risen, with Pakistan alleging militant groups were carrying out attacks from Afghan soil.