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Woman, child among 3 civilians killed in Ghor bomb blast

Woman, child among 3 civilians killed in Ghor bomb blast

Aug 29, 2016 - 11:45

FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): At least three civilians have been killed and eight others wounded in a roadside bomb blast in the capital of western Ghorinfo-icon province, officials said on Monday.\

The police crime branch chieftold Pajhwok Afghan News the overnight explosion happened when a vehicle heading from Herat to Ghor struck a roadside bomb in Bara Khana area near Ferozkoh.

Abdul Hadi Chehel Ghorisaid a woman, a child and the coaster driver were killed and eight others, including four children, three womeninfo-icon and a man, injured in the roadside bombing.

Ghori blamed the insurgents for planting the bomb as part of their campaign to target Afghan forces’ convoys. But the device hit the civilian vehicle, he said.

Civil Hospital Director Dr. Juma Gul Yaqubi confirmed receiving three bodies and eight wounded people from the site. The condition of one of the injured is critical.



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