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Two killed in Afghan roadside bomb attack

Monday, 14 April 2014 - 8:11pm IST | Agency: IANS

At least two civilians were killed and eight others injured Monday in a roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan, a police official said.

"The tragic incident happened at around 4.00 p.m. when a traffic police vehicle was passing Balandmanzil line area in Khost city, the capital of Khost province 150 km southeast of Kabul, killing two civilians and injuring eight," Faizullah Ghirat, a senior police officer in the city, told Xinhua.

There were no casualties among the police, he said.

The injured were rushed to the hospital by rescue teams.

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