01 July 2017

News Story: Roadside bomb blast kills 7 in east Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Seven civilians were killed and five others wounded after a van hit a roadside bomb in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Friday, the provincial government said.

The incident occurred in Achin district of the province, 120 km east of Kabul at around midday, it said in a statement.

No woman or child were among the victims and the injured were shifted to a hospital in neighboring Ghani Khel district, the statement added.

Read the full story at Xinhua