• publish: 28 August 2020
  • time: 3:25 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 15078

In Kandahar mine blasts, 13 people were killed

At least 13 people were killed and three more wounded in two separate roadside mine blasts in southern Kandahar province, a local official said Friday.

Bahir Ahmadi, a spokesman for the provincial governor said the first blast occurred at around 9 a.m. Friday in Patan Khel area in Spin Boldak district of Kandahar.

Ahmadi said that 12 civilians were killed as their vehicle hit a roadside mine in the area.

Meanwhile, a provincial council member said that nine of the victims were members of a family.

The official added that another roadside bomb hit a Mazda at around noon today in the same district.

Ahmadi further said that a person was killed and three more were wounded in the incident.

Immediately no group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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