February 08, 2018

Two people killed, another wounded in landmine explosion in Zabul

By Zabihullah Moosakhail - Sat Mar 19 2016, 9:43 am

MVI_1166.MOV_snapshot_00.19_[2016.03.18_19.31.34]Two people have been killed and another wounded in a landmine explosion in southern Zabul province.

Officials said the bomb was placed on a roadside in Seori Tapi area of the provincial capital Qalat which exploded on a civilian vehicle on Friday afternoon.

Colonel Ghulam Jailani Farahi, Deputy Police Chief of Zabul said those killed include a policeman and a child.

Hospital sources in Zabul said that the person wounded is also a civilian who has been shifted to the Kandahar Regional Hospital for being in critical condition.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the explosion but the Deputy Police Chief said that a search operation has been initiated to detain those behind the incident.

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