Kabul. There is a continuous round of talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban on the restoration of peace in Afghanistan. But despite this, the chain of attacks is not stopping. On Friday, a powerful roadside bomb exploded in Afghanistan’s Ghor province. The explosion killed 6 people, while 3 others were injured.
As of now, no much information has been revealed about the blast yet. The security forces have not been able to know how the bombings happened. On the other hand, no organization has taken responsibility for this blast. The police has started investigating.
8 killed in Wednesday’s blast
Let me tell you that on Wednesday, Afghanistan was shaken by two bomb blasts. 8 people were killed in the blast, while 25 others were injured. According to the information, an incident occurred in the Kusi Kuhna district of Western Herat province in an improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion. A truck hit it, killing 5 children and injuring 10 people.
Confirming this, the local government said that the incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon. All the injured were admitted to a district hospital in the northeastern part of the provincial capital Herat city. The statement said that all 15 occupants of the vehicle were affected by the explosion. The district police informed the relatives of the victims. The statement further said that all these passengers were going to attend the wedding ceremony. The Taliban were blamed for this IED blast, but no statement came from the Taliban.
The second explosion occurred in eastern Lagman province, killing three civilians and injuring 14 civilians, including a police officer. According to the statement, local spokesman Asadullah Dawlatzai said that the IED was attached to the police car, which exploded in a roadside in the city of Mehtralam, the provincial capital.
800 people died last year
According to a report, militants in Afghanistan have used indigenously built IEDs to build roadside bombs and landmines to target security forces.
According to official figures, more than 800 civilians were killed and more than 2,330 injured in the 2019 IED blasts in Afghanistan.