Published On: Sun, Oct 21st, 2018

Bomb blast during Afghan elections kills 11 people

Kabul: Eleven civilians were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on Sunday as voting for parliamentary elections was underway on the second day, an official said.

A mine planted by terrorists struck a civilian car in Achin district

“A mine planted by terrorists struck a civilian car in Achin district at 11 am killing 11 civilians including a woman and six children,” agencies quoted official Attaullah Khogiani as saying.

Taliban terrorists, who had vowed to oppose and disrupt the elections, are yet to comment on the incident.

On Saturday, 27 people including 11 security force members were killed and 100 others injured, according to Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs.

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