A convoy of foreigner tourists on Thursday around 11:00 local time came under militants’ rocket attack in Chesht-e-Sharif district of western Herat province.
Six tourists including an Afghan driver were wounded as a result.
Qari Yousuf Ahmadi claims to be Taliban’s spokesman in a text message to media claimed responsibility for the attack and said they (tourists) had some mysterious aims by entering Afghanistan.
The six tourists including an Afghan driver were injured when a militants’ rocket struck one of the two vans the tourists were travelling with on Thursday around 11:00 local time in Chesht-e-Sharif district of western Herat province, said Najibullah Najibi, a spokesman for Afghan National Army in western zone.
Jilani farhad spokesman for Herat’s governor said the tourists were from Germany, Britain and the US.
The wounded tourists were among a party of 11 foreigner tourists who had started their journey from central Bamyan province and were heading to western Herat province through Chesht-e-Sharif district when they were attacked.