Gunmen target UK’s Halo Trust in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province; 10 shot dead, dozens wounded

At least 10 mine clearers working for Halo Trust in Afghanistan’s northern province of Baghlan have been shot dead, and more than a dozen wounded. Afghan officials blamed the Taliban, saying militants “started shooting everyone” in the compound. Violence has surged since the US began to withdraw its last troops on 1 May. The departure […]