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Ghazni Mine Blast Kills10, Injures 6

(Last Updated On: December 28, 2019)

At least ten civilians were killed and six others were wounded in a mine blast in Ghazni Province, according to a statement issued by the Provincial Media Office.

The incident occurred as a result of mine attached to a vehicle traveling to Ghazni City.

The statement said that the car was hit on Jighato-Ghazni road on Friday morning.

According to the information provided by statement, at least 10 civilians including four women and one child were killed and six others including three women were injured.

The victims were reportedly traveling from Daikundi to Ghazni Province.

According to the statement, Taliban militants had planted the mine to the vehicle, however, the group has not made a comment in this regard so far.

This incident happened in the Qiyaq Valley of Ghazni where the Taliban are active in recent years.

This comes as the Ministry of Defense was supposed to establish security checkpoints in the valley months ago.

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