Afghanistan: Roadside bomb kills 11 people in Badgis


At least 11 civilians have been killed in northern Afghanistan when their vehicle set off a land mine, local government officials said on Sunday, accusing the Taliban of planting the roadside bomb.

Husamudim Shams, the governor of the northern province of Badgis, said the victims of Saturday’s blast included three children.

The 11 passengers were travelling to the city of Qala-e-Naw when they were killed, he said.

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Source: AlJazeera