Accommodation in the province of faryab province in northern Afghanistan ask the government for help since the taliban blocked the roads for several weeks. Food deliveries will not arrive, and the inhabitants are starving.
"so Far, seven women, a child and an elderly man died of hunger," says Wali Mohammad in the Pashtun Kot area.
The local authorities warn that about a thousand families is in need for the winter.
– Unless food supplies reach them it will be a humanitarian disaster, " says Mohammad Taher Rahmani, a local government official.
According to the police, the taliban have targeted a pond that supplies the area with drinking water. Security forces are preparing an operation to liberate the area, and two trucks with food is on the way, said the governor.
the Conflict in Afghanistan has escalated in recent months, despite the fact that the process of peace negotiations moved forward.