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Roadside blast leaves 2 civilians dead in Laghman


Roadside blast leaves 2 civilians dead in Laghman

Sep 06, 2017 - 18:00

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed on Wednesday when a roadside bomb tore through a truck carrying rocks in the capital of eastern Laghman province, an official said.

Laghman governor’s spokesman, Sarhadi Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened in Umarzai area of Mehtarlman, the provincial capital city, at around 2:30pm.

He claimed the bomb had been emplaced by insurgents that resulted in the killing of two civilians.

No arrest had been so far made in connection with the blast that was being investigated, said Zwak.

There has been so far no word from insurgents in this regard.