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.

Medicine store blown up in Khost, 1 dead, 5 injured

Security & Crime


Medicine store blown up in Khost, 1 dead, 5 injured

Jan 28, 2016 - 16:40

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A bomb explosion inside a medicine store killed one civilian and injured five others in southeastern Khost province on Thursday, an official said.

Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Faizullah Ghirat told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place at around 12:00pm and killed a worker at the store and five civilians who were buying medicines.

The blast caused by a landmine which had been placed in the store, the police chief said, adding the store owner was not a government servant.

The police chief no one had been arrested in connection with the incident as an investigation went on.

Ahmad Gul, who owns an auto spare parts shop in the market giving an eyewitness account, said the store belonged to Painda Mohammad Khan.

The blast occurred inside the store’s laboratory, he said, adding that six people, including a doctor, were evacuated from the lab and rushed to private hospitals in vehicles.

There was no claim of responsibility for the blast.



Related Article

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



Twitter Update