Local officials reported the killing of three passengers in Jalrez district of Maidan Wardak province.
Speaking to Reportely on Sunday, Ahmad Hussain Baligh, a member of the Maidan Wardak Provincial Council said that the Taliban opened fire on passengers of a vehicle in No. 2 road of Jalrez district on Sunday which killed three passengers and injured two others.
Baligh added that this is the second incident that has occurred in a week.
No. 2 Road of Jalrez is one of the most insecure roads in Maidan Wardak province which is also known as the death road. Every year the travelers of this road who are mostly young people and students from Bamyan, Daikundi and Maidan Wardak provinces become victims of Taliban insurgents.