Missiles Fired From Iran Into Afghanistan: Security Official

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Afghan security officials in western Afghanistan are starting talks with their Iranian counterparts on Wednesday after 12 missiles landed in Afghanistan from Iran in the past two days.

An Afghan police official, who spoke to TOLOnews on condition of anonymity, said that the 12 missiles landed in Nimroz province which borders with Iran.

"It's not clear that why they launched the missiles," he said, adding that they were launched by the military.

"Afghan officials have started talks over the attacks with Iranian officials today," he said.

The missiles landed in the Chaharburjak district of Nimroz continuing until as recently as Wednesday morning.

There was no information about any casualties, he said.

A call to the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs was not replied to by the time of publication.

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