Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Women among 5 dead in Helmand blast

Women among 5 dead in Helmand blast

By
On
Aug 13, 2011 - 14:55

LASHKARGAH (PANinfo-icon): Three womeninfo-icon were among five civilians killed in a roadside bombing in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province on Saturday, an official said. 

The victims were travelling in a vehicle that hit the landmine in the Spin Jumaat area, the governor's spokesman, Daud Ahmadi, told Pajhwok Afghan News. He blamed the Talibaninfo-icon for planting the improvised explosive device that struck the civilian vehicle.

Resident Juma Gul said that five passengers had lost their lives in the explosion. Roadside bombings and gun attacks in the area have increased in recent days. Four police officials were killed in a mine blast in the same area last week.

mas/ma/mud

Tags: 

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Twitter Update