At least two people were killed and six others were injured when gunmen targeted a bus carrying lectures and students from Baghlan University on Tuesday morning.

According to reports a student and driver of the bus were killed.

The incident occurred in the outskirts of Pul-e-Khumri city when students and professors were being transferred to Baghlan University.

Ahmad Javid Basharat, spokesman for Baghlan police told the media that 6 lecturers were also wounded and an investigation is ongoing in relation to the incident.

No group including Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

This comes just one day after a government bus was targeted by an explosion in Kabul on Monday, that killed at least 4 people.


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