Second rocket attack from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan + Image
ISWNews Analysis Group: Unidentified groups attacked the border town of Termez, located in the south of Uzbekistan, from Afghanistan with seven rockets.
On July 5, unknown individuals fired seven 107 mm rockets at the border city of Termez, located in the south of Uzbekistan. The attack led to the damages of several residential buildings. According to local sources, the origin of the attack was the village of Toghayi in Shor Tappeh, located in the north of Balkh province.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan has released a statement confirming the rocket attack on Tarmez city, but local Taliban officials have denied the rocket attack.
Following this attack, the Uzbek border officials entered the border crossing of Haraytan in Afghanistan to talk with Taliban officials and prevent such attacks from happening.
This is the second rocket attack on Uzbekistan after the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan. The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for the previous attack, but no individual or group has yet claimed responsibility for this attack.