7 private firm workers perish in Parwan blast
Five other employees of the mining firm were wounded in the explosion that took place in the Zhala area Bagram district at 2pm, a police officer said.
Col. Hashmatullah told Pajhwok Afghan News the workers were on their to a chromite mine in the area. One of the victims hailed from Jalalabad and the rest from different parts of Parwan, he said.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the authorities often blame the Taliban for roadside bombings.
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