Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in Afghanistan




Six civilians were killed and four others sustained injuries when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in Afghanistan’s central province of Uruzgan on Sunday.

The early morning blast took place in the Chura district, a statement from the governor’s house media centre said.

The injured who belonged to the Gizab district were taken to the GardezCivilHospital with two them in critical condition, the statement said.

It accused the Taliban of planting the bomb that inflicted casualties on civilians.

The private vehicle was traveling from Gizab to Tirinkot when it struck the invisible device in Kotal area of Chura district, the district administrative head, Najibullah, said.

He confirmed six people in the vehicle were killed and four others were wounded.