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Explosion in Helmand province leaves 4 civilians dead

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizadahttps://www.khaama.com
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

Explosion in Helmand provinceAt least four civilians were killed following an explosion in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.

According to local government officials, the incident took place late Wednesday in Khanshin district of Helmand province.

The provincial government media office also confirmed the incident and said a civilian vehicle struck with an improvised explosive device (IED) which left four people dead.

The source further added that the vehicle was on its to Khanshin district from Dishu when the incident took place.

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

Helmand is among the volatile provinces in southern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups are actively operating.

Taliban militants frequently use improvised explosive device (IED) to target Afghan and coalition security forces, but in majority of the attacks the civilians are targeted.

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