3 civilians dead in Zabul blast
QALAT (PAN): Three civilians were killed in a bomb explosion in the southern province of Zabul, officials said on Monday.
The blast occurred at 9am in Alam Gul Nawa area of Mezan district, said the governor's spokesman, Mohammad Jan Rasulyar.
Blaming militants for planting the bomb in the area, he said security forces had launched an investigation into the incident. No one has so far been detained in connection with the bombing.
One of his relatives was among the civilians killed in the blast, said a resident of the district, Abdul Hadi, who added the victims were walking to the district centre.
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