Twin explosions in Afghanistan kill at least 10 civilians

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Kabul, Aug 6: At least 10 civilians were killed in separate bomb explosions in Afghanistan's Paktia province, officials said. [IS attack on Kabul demonstration: 80 killed, over 200 injured]

Provincial governor's spokesman Naqib Ahmad Atal said at least five members of a single family were killed in the first explosion in Samkanai district on Friday, Khaama Press reported on Saturday (Aug 6). [10 foreign tourists killed in Afghanistan]


He said the incident took place after a vehicle carrying the civilians struck an improvised explosive device (IED).

Atal added that five more people were killed in a separate explosion targeting a tractor vehicle in the same district.


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