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Nine NGO Employees Gunned Down in Afghanistan

Police in northern Afghanistan said Tuesday unknown gunmen have shot dead at least nine employees of an aid agency. A female worker is among those killed in the overnight attack that took place in the Balkh province. The victims were from a non-governmental organization, People in Need, which is said to be working in the agriculture sector. The United Nations warned last month that the Afghan conflict has caused a record rise in civilian casualties in the first few months of 2015...

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