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Roadside blast kills two teachers in Herat

Roadside blast kills two teachers in Herat

May 23, 2011 - 13:27

HEART CITY (PANinfo-icon): Two schoolteachers were killed in a bomb blast in Oba district of western Herat province, an official said on Monday.

"Two teachers died in Sunday's explosion in the Asprza area. A third teacher was wounded when their motorbike struck a roadside bomb," the district chief said.

Syed Mohammad Maudoodi told Pajhwok Afghan news the injured man was under treatment at the Herat Civil Hospital, where he is said to be in stable condition.

Acting Director of Educationinfo-icon Basir Ahmad Arvin confirmed the deaths, saying the teachers were not the target. He had no information regarding injuries to any teacher.


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