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3 civilians killed, 2 injured in Helmand explosion

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3 civilians killed, 2 injured in Helmand explosion

Dec 23, 2018 - 16:21

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least three civilians have been killed and two others wounded in a roadside bombing in Nawa district of southern Helmand province, officials said Sunday.

Governor’s spokesman, Omar Zwak told Pajhwok Afghan News that a civilian vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in the outskirts of Nawa district around 11am today.

He said that three civilians were killed and two children including a girl wounded in the incident. The Talibaninfo-icon had planted the bomb on road, he added.

A doctor in Lashkargah Emergency Hospital confirmed receiving two injured from the incident area.

The Taliban did not comment yet about the incident.

Nawa is one of unstable districts of Helmand. The Taliban once captured the district two years ago but Afghan forces retook its control.




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