Thursday, December 15, 2011 – According to local authorities in western Afghanistan, at least eight Afghan civilians were killed following a roadside bomb explosion in western Faraha province.

Farah provincial security chief Ghulam Ghous confirming the incident said, the incident took place on late Wednesday night after a civilian vehicle struck with a roadside bomb in Parchaman district of western Farah province, killing at least eight Afghan civilians and injuring three others.

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

Ghulam Ghous provincial security chief blamed Taliban militants for the incident saying that dozens of Afghan civilians have been killed as a result of roadside bombs in this province.

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    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.