TOLOnews 10pm News 28 October 2020
Statistics by TOLOnews indicate that 60 civilians were killed and 143 more were wounded in explosions and armed attacks in four provinces from October 23-27.
The civilians were killed attacks in Kabul, Ghazni, Khost and Zabul provinces, the findings indicate. One of the attacks happened near a tutoring center in the west of Kabul on Saturday evening in which more than 30 people, mostly students of the center, were killed and 77 others were wounded. Another attack happened in Khost province on Tuesday morning. The attack involved seven attackers with three explosive-laden vehicles. The attack left five civilians dead and 33 others wounded.
Finland Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto in an interview with TOLOnews said that the international community is expected to renew its financial cooperation and other commitments to Afghanistan for another four years in the upcoming Geneva Conference on Afghanistan.
He said that a reduction in violence will be one of the conditions for continued international support to Afghanistan in the summit.