Taliban bomb kills 8 civilians including women and children in Balkh


A roadside bomb explosion killed 8 civilians including women and children in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement that the explosion took place in Chimtal district on Saturday.

Blaming Taliban for the incident, the 209th Shaheen Corps further added that the explosion also killed women and children.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen said the civilians were on their way to Mazar Sharif when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

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Source: Khaama Press