UN Security Council condemns killing of 44 Afghan civilians
The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned in "the strongest terms" the terrorist attacks in which at least 44 civilians were killed in Farah province of Afghanistan, dpa reported.
Afghan insurgents wearing army uniforms stormed a courthouse Wednesday in Farah in a failed bid to free Taliban inmates. The suicide attack left the nine insurgents dead.
The council said following discussion of the situation in Afghanistan that it remained seriously concerned by threats posed by "Taliban, al-Qaeda and illegal armed groups to the local population, national security forces, international military and international assistance efforts in Afghanistan."