Taliban roadside bomb kills five civilians in the central Ghazni province in Afghanistan
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Five civilians were killed when a bomb exploded in Afghanistan’s central-eastern Ghazni province on Wednesday evening, officials said.
The incident happened as a bomb placed by the Taliban struck a car in Nazar Khan area of Andar district around 6:00p.m., the provincial governor’s office said in a statement.
The victims included two women, one child and two men, the statement said.
The victims were residents of Kherwar of Logar province and were travelling to meet their relatives in Andar district, according to the statement.
Taliban has yet to make comment on the incident.
Civilians continue to bear the brunt of conflict in Afghanistan.
A recent report by the United Nations said that more than 500 civilians were killed in the Afghan conflict in the first three months of 2020.
Source: 1TV News