An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by Taliban ripped through a civilian vehicle in South-eastern Ghazni province, killing or wounding at least 14 civilians.

According to local government officials, the explosion killed at least 6 civilians and wounded at least 8 others including women and children.

Wahidullah Jumazada, provincial governor’s spokesperson, confirmed the incident and said a roadside bomb planted by Taliban ripped through a civilian mini-van in Jaghatoo district.

Jumazada further added that that the explosion killed six civilians including women and children and wounded at least 8 others.

He also added that the local authorities shifted the wounded civilians to the nearby hospital where they receiving medical care.

No individual or group including Taliban has so far claimed responsibility for the incident.


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