Afghan soldiers killedAt least seven people including Afghan security forces were killed following roadside bomb explosion in western Afghanistan.

Head of the provincial media department in Badghis province, Mirwais Mirzakwal said at least three Afghan national army soldiers were killed after a convoy of the Afghan soldiers vehicles struck with a roadside bomb in Bala Morghab district.

In a separate incident at least two Afghan civilians were killed in Robat Sangi district of western Herat province. The two civilians were killed after their motorcycle struck with a roadside bomb in Arbab Shamsuddin area on Thursday night.

Separately, an a local tribal elder was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Qaria-e-Qabol village in Injil district of western Herat province.

In Gulran district of Herat province, an Afghan police officer was killed and another officer was injured following a roadside bomb explosion after their vehicle struck with an improvised explosive device planted by militants.

No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incidents.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.