Afghanistan: 2 civilians killed in bomb blast, says official

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, but Taliban insurgents routinely use roadside bombs to target Afghan security forces and government officials with civilians frequently caught in the crossfire.

By: AP | Kabul | Published: December 25, 2016 4:14:59 pm
afghanistan, afghanistan bomb blast, afghanistan news, afghanistan Laghman, afghanistan Laghman bomb blast, world news, indian express An Afghan official says that at least two Afghan civilians were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Laghman province.

An Afghan official says that at least two Afghan civilians were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Laghman province. Sarhadi Zwak, spokesman for the Laghman provincial governor, said the attack took place early this morning near a shrine in Mihterlam, the provincial capital.

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No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, but Taliban insurgents routinely use roadside bombs to target Afghan security forces and government officials with civilians frequently caught in the crossfire.

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