6 people wounded in Faryab explosion
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least six people were wounded and three vehicles destroyed in an explosion in Maimana, the capital of northwestern Faryab province, on Tuesday, officials said.
According to security officials the incident took place at around 11:30am in the Sanae Square. The explosives were placed in a bicycle.
Police Spokesman Sayed Masood Yaqubi said one policeman and four civilians were wounded by the explosion.
Abdul Shakor, an eyewitness, said the blast took place when a police vehicle was passing by. He said three vehicles including the security forces, were destroyed in the blast.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion.
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