A rocket has killed at least 26 people attending a wedding party in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.
AP reports that the deadly strike, which may have also wounded up to 60, occurred amidst fighting between Taliban insurgents and Afghan soldiers, though it not indicate which side fired the rocket that hit the house in Sangin District.
The news agency quotes Abdul Haleem, a cousin of the bride and host of the wedding, as saying: “I just collected body parts.” Nine of his children are missing.
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