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

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

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

5 civilians killed in Uruzgan blast

5 civilians killed in Uruzgan blast

Aug 17, 2011 - 09:07

TIRINKOT (PANinfo-icon): At least five civilians were killed and 15 others wounded in an explosion in central Uruzgan province, officials said on Wednesday. 

The blast took place on Tuesday evening in the Deh Rawud district bazaar, crime branch chief, Col. Gulab Khan, told Pajhwok Afghan News. The injured including two womeninfo-icon and were taken to the district hospital.

The incident came at around 7pm after a remote-controlled bicycle bomb was detonated in a square in the district bazaar,said the governor’s spokesman, Milad Ahmad Mudassir. He had no details about casualties.

But the provincial council head, Amanullah Hotaki, contradicted the figures, saying seven civilians had been killed and more than 27 others wounded. No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing so far.



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


Twitter Update