Afghanistan: Blast Injures Laghman’s Provincial Council Chief

Atiqullah Abdulrahimzai, the head of Laghman’s provincial council was injured in an explosion in eastern Laghman province on Tuesday evening.

Local officials confirmed to the press, that the incident happened in Qarghaee district when his vehicle struck a roadside mine, wounding him and four of his security guards.

This comes as, a day ago Rahmatullah Yarmal Laghman’s governor convoy was targeted in a suicide blast, killing 8 people and reportedly wounding 35 civilians.

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Source: Khaama Press

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