Paktia explosion claims lives of 3 civilians
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Three civilians were killed and four other people were wounded in a roadside explosion in the Merzaki district of southeastern Paktika province on Wednesday, an official said.
District Police Chief Ibrahim Mangal told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place in the afternoon near police check-point.
But Syed Wali, the resident of locality, said two mines exploded one on police vehicle and the second ripped through civilians’ vehicle.
He said the explosions resulted into causalities, but there were no exact figures available. There was no claim of responsibility for the explosions so far.
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