Bridge Destroyed in Farah province, Kandahar- Herat Highway Blocked

Farah Security officials have reported that due to the clash of Afghan security forces with insurgents, there has been a destruction of part of a bridge and subsequent blockade of the Kandahar-Herat highway in the province said.

The spokesman for Farah Police chief, Mohibullah Mohib, told Khabarnama that there were clashes between insurgents and Afghan security forces before a bridge was blown up in Chakab village of Balabulok district, in which 6 insurgents were killed and 8 others were wounded.

The rest of the insurgents escaped from the area, and as a result, they destroyed a part of a bridge by explosives, Mohib said.

The Herat-Kandahar highway is temporarily blocked and the bridge is under reconstruction, the security official added.

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