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Aug 29, 2018
3 civilians dead, 16 wounded in Kunar roadside blast

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Aug 28, 2018 - 18:12

ASADADBD (Pajhwok): Three civilians were killed and another 16 wounded on Tuesday when the pick-up vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in eastern Kunar province, an official said.

Police spokesman Faridullah Dehqan told Pajhwok Afghan News the civilians were travelling in Helalzao locality of Shigal district when the hidden bomb ripped through their vehicle shortly after 1am.

He said three people were killed and 16 others, including three women, wounded in the incident.

Public Civil Hospital director Dr. Azizurahman Safi confirmed receiving two bodies and nine injured people. He said the wounded were in stable condition.

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