Explosion kills 7 civilians in East of Afghanistan

January 15, 2017

At least seven civilians were killed in an explosion in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan earlier today.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the incident took place in Pachiragam district, targeting a vehicle carrying civilians.

MoI further added at least two civilians also sustained injuries in the incident.

Condemning the attack in strong words, MoI said “The enemies of peace and stability committed another unforgivable and shameful crime in Nangarhar province.”

The Ministry further added “Today early morning, a roadside bomb which was placed by enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan hit a civilian vehicle in the Bargholi village, Pachiragam district of Nangarhar province.”


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