Roadside blast kills 6 civilians in Afghanistan | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 12, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:05 AM, June 12, 2019

Roadside blast kills 6 civilians in Afghanistan

At least six people including four children were killed yesterday after a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in southern Afghanistan.

The vehicle was travelling from Kandahar’s Dand district to the provincial capital when the bomb detonated near the car, killing everyone inside, according to a provincial police spokesman.

Haji Abdullah, governor of Dand district, said the bomb was placed by the Taliban on a road frequently used by foreign and Afghan forces.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, and the Taliban were not immediately available to comment on the incident.

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