An explosion in Kapisa province killed 3 civilians and wounded 5 others, the local security officials said Saturday.

Abdul Shayeq Shoresh Kohistani, a spokesman for the provincial headquarters confirmed that the explosion too place in Alasai district on Friday.

He said the militants detonated a remote-controlled improvised explosive device in a market which killed 3 civilians and wounded five others.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the explosion so far.

Taliban militants and other militant groups frequently use improvised explosive device as the weapon of their choice to target the security forces and government officials.

However, the roadside bombings normally inflict casualties on ordinary civilians.


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