The number of victims of a series of Taliban attacks rose to 71 people, reports AP with a reference to the Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Afghanistan Murad Ali Murad.
He called the attack “the largest attack in the country since the beginning of the year.”
Among those killed in the terrorist attacks in the provinces of Ghanzi and Paktia – 25 and 46 civilian police officers, including police chief of Paktia province, said the Agency.
The number of wounded amounted to 173 people, said the Deputy head of the interior Ministry. On the morning of 17 October in the capital of the Afghan province of Paktia near the police Department of the city blew up two cars, attacks on police also occurred in the South and West of the country.
Responsibility for the attack has taken the group “Taliban”.