The death toll as a result of a roadside bombing in southern Kandahar province has climbed to 13 people with 30 more wounded.

The 205th Atal Corps in a statement said an improvised explosive device planted by Taliban went off in Khakrez district.

The statement further added that the explosion killed 13 civilians including children and wounded more than 30 others.

Furthermore, the 205th Atal Corps said the civilians were travelling between Darzab and Mandigak areas when their vehicle struck the roadside bomb.

The 205th Atal Corps also added that the explosion took place at around 1:45 pm local time on Monday.

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