1. Roadside bomb kills 10 civilians in Afghanistan

Roadside bomb kills 10 civilians in Afghanistan

Ten civilians were killed and six others wounded in an explosion in Afghanistan's Herat province, local media reports said.

By: | Kabul | Published: May 27, 2017 7:21 AM
All people aboard the vehicle were affected by the explosion and those among the victims were several women and children, Xinhua news agency reported. (Representational Image: Reuters)

Ten civilians were killed and six others wounded in an explosion in Afghanistan’s Herat province, local media reports said. The incident occurred on Friday, when a moving vehicle ran over an Improvised Explosive Device in Adraskan District of the province, 640 km west of national capital of Kabul, according to a report by Tolo News.

All people aboard the vehicle were affected by the explosion and those among the victims were several women and children, Xinhua news agency reported.

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