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Thursday, 18 August 2022 04:44 GMT

Landmine Explosion Kills Four Civilians in Afghanistan

(MENAFN- QNA) Four civilians have been killed in a landmine explosion in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan.

The target of the landmine was the governor and police chief of Burka District, according to the Afghan (Khaama Press).

Abdul Jabar Islami, governor of Burka District said that the bomb went off after their convoy passed through the site between the district center and Falul area.

Islami said that a civilian vehicle behind the convoy hit the landmine leaving four people killed and the vehicle destroyed.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for planting the landmine.

However, it is usual if government officials lose lives Taliban claim responsibility for the explosion but in the case civilians die they reject involvement.

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