Kabul: At least nine civilians have been killed after a roadside bomb exploded in in Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital, said security officials in Helmand province.
The source added that children and women were among those killed in the blast. He added that two other civilians were also injured in the incident.
As per sources, the accident occurred when a car ferrying the civilians hit the roadside mine.
No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack, but Taliban insurgents are active in most of Helmand.