Five Civilians Killed In A Roadside Blast In Farah

At least five civilians were killed including women and children in a roadside bomb blast in western Farah province on Sunday, security officials confirmed.

The blast took place in Karez Shaikhan village in the centre of Farah, when a civilian vehicle hit a roadside bomb placed by Taliban group, Ministry of Interior said in a statement.

Taliban group has not commented on the incident yet.

In the recent past, roadside bomb blasts have inflicted a high number of civilian casualties across Afghanistan.

16 / September 2019