Kabul [Afghanistan], Apr 3 (ANI): The United Nations on Tuesday said that it is probing reports on civilian casualties sustained during Monday's airstrike in a local madrassa in Afghanistan's Kunduz province.
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) took to its Twitter handle and informed that it is "actively looking into disturbing reports of serious harm to civilians yesterday from airstrike at DashtiArchi, Kunduz. Human Rights team on ground establishing facts."
According to TOLOnews, this comes after residents of Dasht-e-Archi district in Kunduz province claimed that an airstrike on Monday claimed 50 lives and injured 150 others. The airstrike was carried out at about 11 a.m. (local time)
According to the residents and some provincial council members, the airstrike was carried out on the madrassa by the Afghan Air Force (AAF). Government officials have claimed that Taliban militants were inside the madrassa and planning out to carry an attack on Afghan forces.