Several Afghans killed by Taliban fire and stampede during Asadabad rally: Witness

Several people were killed on Thursday in the Afghan city of Asadabad when Taliban fighters fired on people waving the national flag at an Independence Day rally, a witness said.

It was not clear if the casualties came from the firing or from a stampede it triggered, witness Mohammed Salim said from the eastern city, the capital of Kunar province.

A Taliban spokesman was not immediately available for comment.

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