• publish: 10 April 2018
  • time: 12:30 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 6201
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15 civilians martyred & wounded in Herat explosion

As the local government and security officials announced, in Shindand district of Herat province at least fifteen civilians were martyred or wounded in an explosion.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Jilani Farhad confirmed that 6 civilians were martyred and nine others were wounded in the explosion.

He said the incident took place in a market place late on Monday evening after explosives planted in a bike went off.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

Herat is among the relatively calm provinces in the West and fewer terrorist related incidents have been reported from the province since the fall of the Taliban regime.

 

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