07 June 2017

News Story: Blast kills 7, wounds 17 in west Afghanistan

HERAT, Afghanistan, June 6 (Xinhua) -- Up to seven people have been confirmed dead and 17 others injured after a bomb blast rocked the western Herat city of Afghanistan on Tuesday, provincial police chief Mohammad Ayub Ansari said.

All the victims are civilians including women and children, the official added.

He also noted that explosive device was planted in the cavities of a motorbike and detonated next to the grand mosque in Herat city, 640 km west of Kabul.

Read the full story at Xinhua