TOLOnews 6pm News 11 January 2020
A family from Kandahar claims that one of their members, Pashtun Jabbar, was killed in an operation on their home by the 03 Unit of the National Directorate of Security’s (NDS) back in November.
One member of the family, Mohammad Naeem Jabbar, who has come to Kabul for seeking justice, said on Saturday that his brother was killed in front of his daughter by the NDS forces.
President Ashraf Ghani in a statement in a statement on Saturday said there are 13 Afghan nationals among the victims of the Ukrainian jetliner crash in Iran in which 176 people on board were killed.
“Regretfully, there are 13 Afghan nationals among the victims of the Ukrainian airlines plane crash. I, hereby, express my deepest sympathies and condolences to the families and friends of the victims. Our hearts go out to them during this tragic time of grievances,” Ghani said in a statement.
Local officials in Herat were criticized for not providing details on a drone strike in Shindand district in the province on January 8 that killed almost 30 civilians and targeted a commander of Taliban’s splinter faction Mullah Nangialai.
Elders in the province and Provincial Council members said Mullah Nangialai had a “close relationship” with the government forces and that he cooperated with the Afghan troops in their fight against the Taliban.