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Afghanistan: 7 people killed in roadside bomb blast in Faryab province

Bangladesh Live News | @@banglalivenews | 06 May 2018

Kabul, May 6: At least seven people were killed as the vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in northwestern Faryab province of Afghanistan on Sunday, media reports said.

The incident reportedly left eight others injured.

Police spokesman Abdul Karim Yurish told Pajhwok Afghan News the bomb planted by the Taliban ripped through the vehicle carrying shopkeepers in Almar district.

Seven individuals were killed and one wounded, he told the Afghanistan-based news agency, adding an investigation had been launched into the explosion, which occurred in Khwaja Gohar area.

Mohammad Saleh Saleh, the district’s administrative chief, also confirmed about the attack to the news agency.

The Taliban has not commented on the issue so far. 

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