Unidentified gunmen reportedly have killed “over a 100 civilians” in Spin Boldak district of Kandahar province, local Afghan Media reports said on Thursday.
As per Kabul based Tolo News, the Afghan Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed the report, saying these civilians were killed without any reason.
The Afghan government has blamed the Taliban for the murder of civilians.
The Taliban has denied any involvement in the killing of civilians.
Tolo news quoted a member of Kandahar’s provincial council saying that two of his sons were taken from their home a day before Eid began and both were killed by the unidentified gunmen.
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According to the Afghan security agencies, the dead bodies of several civilians are still lying on the ground in Spin Boldak.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid rejected the allegations.
Currently, Spin Boldak district is under the control of the Taliban.