• publish: 5 September 2015
  • time: 9:46 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 1036
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At least 13 civilians killed as Ghani assures country is working on reforms

At least 13 Afghan civilians were killed by unidentified gunmen on Saturday, while President Ashraf Ghani spoke to international donors on how Afghanistan is making progress on promised reforms.

At least 13 Afghan civilians were killed on Saturday in a previously peaceful region in the country’s north as President Ashraf Ghani sought to assure international donors gathered in Capital Kabul that Afghanistan is making process on promised reforms.

Munir Ahmad Farhad, the spokesman for the governor of Balkh province, said that civilians were killed by unidentified gunmen who stopped their vehicles and then shot them dead.

The incident took place as Ghani opened a conference of donors (SOM) to his country’s reconstruction after almost 40 years of war, telling them he has made progress on a range of major challenges including security and corruption.

The Senior Officials Meeting is a gathering of delegates from the international community, including non-governmental organizations, which support Afghanistan’s economic, security and social reconstruction.

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