3 civilians dead in Faryab explosion
MAIMANA (PAN): A woman and a child were among three civilians killed in a bombing in northern Faryab province, officials said on Sunday.
The explosion took place when a roadside bomb struck a motorcycle in the south of Almar district, claiming three lives, district chief Mohammad Omar told Pajhwok Afghan News.
He said the bomb was aimed at a convoy of the Afghan National Army (ANA), but it had already passed the area when the bomb went off, said Gen. Noor Mohammad Hamed, the commander of 3rd ANA brigade in the province.
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