• publish: 19 January 2021
  • time: 4:03 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 16673

In Uruzgan blast, 8 were killed

A least 8 civilians, including one journalist, were wounded in a motorbike explosion in Tarinkot city, capital of Uruzgan province on Tuesday afternoon, local officials confirmed.

According to the officials Shah Mohammad Hamdard, a reporter from the local radio station, Salam Rozgan Radio, was wounded in the explosion, officials said. 

The target of the explosion is not yet clear, officials said.  No group had claimed responsibility for the explosion yet.

 This comes as violence, especially targeted killings, have increased substantially across the country despite ongoing peace talks in Doha.

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