• publish: 25 July 2019
  • time: 11:48 am
  • category: Politics
  • No: 9410

9 killed by a roadside bomb hitting wedding vehicle in Nangarhar

At least nine people were killed when a roadside bomb struck a wedding vehicle in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, officials said.

Several more were wounded in the explosion which happened in Khogyani district, said Ataullah Khogyani, a spokesman for provincial governor.

The blast targeted a tribal elder identified as Malik Tahir, said a tribal elder Mohammad Hasan.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing.

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