As a result of the morning air attack (the fourth one since launching the US operation against Afghanistan), there are many victims in Kabul, Quatar TV station ‘Al-Jaseera’ reported from Afghan capital. According to this report, dozens of people were killed or injured.
The fourth attack was carried out by British Air Forces, Al-Jazeera TV station reports. At the same time, the US is expected to resume attacking targets in Afghanistan after 20.00 (Moscow Time), RIA ‘Novosti’ reports. Earlier, the ‘Afghan Islamic Press’ agency based in Pakistan, referring to the Taliban’s consul in Peshavar, reported that 20 civilians died as a result of the three US missile attacks of Kabul. At the same time, information arrived about hundreds of dead and injured peopleas a result of the attack on Kandagar, the ‘Afghan Islamic Press’ reports referring to eye-witnesses’ statements. Al-Jazeera in its turn while referring to the Northern Alliance’s official reports that as a result of the missile attacks, all the planned targets in six Afghan cities have been reduced to ashes: airports, air-defence positions, concentrations of Taliban fighters, their head-quarters, everything except for the Taliban’s Defence Ministry. According to the Northern Alliance’s official, a missile fell near to the building.