Roadside bomb kills two civilians in Kandahar

(Last Updated On: September 18, 2016 2:39 pm)

kdrA Taliban roadside bomb has killed two Afghan civilians in Shah Wali Kot district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Sunday.

The blast targeted a civilian van on Sunday morning and killed both its driver and a passenger on the vehicle, said Samim Ikhpelwak, the spokesman for the provincial governor.

He added that both of the men were civilians who were travelling from Kandahar city to Shah Wali Kot district.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Taliban insurgents frequently target security forces with homemade bombs placed along roads and footpaths.

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