19 May 2017

News Story: Ongoing War Affects Qala-e-Zal Residents

By Karim Amini

Qala-e-Zal residents, in Kunduz province, on Wednesday claimed the prolonged war in the district has affected civilians both psychologically and financially and that they want government to end the conflict. 

The district was retaken by security forces on Tuesday but officials said the clearance operation is ongoing in the region. 

However this was the second time in two years that the district fell to the insurgents. 

TOLOnews’ Karim Amini said the local market was however calm on Wednesday but it was quite deserted. 

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