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1 killed, 12 wounded in Lashkargah car bombing

1 killed, 12 wounded in Lashkargah car bombing

Nov 15, 2015 - 18:49

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): One Afghan civilian was killed and a dozen more wounded on Sunday when a car bomb targeted a foreign forces’ vehicle in the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said.

The incident took place in the first police district of Lashkargah, the provincial capital, near a bridge at about 4:30pm, the governor’s spokesman said.

Omar Zwak told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast damaged the foreign forces’ vehicle, but caused them no casualties. One Afghan civilian was killed and 11 others wounded in the car bombing.

A source at the Emergency-run hospital in Lashkargah told Pajhwok Afghan News they had been delivered one dead body and 12 wounded people from the scene.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast.



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