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9 civilians suffer casualties in Farah roadside blast

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9 civilians suffer casualties in Farah roadside blast

Jul 11, 2018 - 15:02

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): At least five civilians were killed and four others wounded in a roadside bombing in Khak-I-Safid district of western Farah province on Wednesday.

Mohamamd Sadiq, a resident of Khost city of the district, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the civilians, all members of two families, were traveling in a car to attend a wedding party in Farah city when struck by the bomb this morning.

He said two womeninfo-icon, two men and a child were killed and a man and three women were injured in the incident.

The victims were residents of Khost village of Khak-I-Safid district, he added.

No groups have so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

However, governor’s spokesman, Naser Mahri said that militants had planted the bomb on the road.



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