July 23, 2014

AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Islamist Militants Attack On Civilian Car Leaves 6 Dead In Laghman

Khaama Press, Afghanistan
written by Staff
Tuesday July 22, 2014

At least six people including five civilians and an Afghan policeman were killed following an attack by Taliban militants in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan.

Provincial governor spokesman, Sarhadi Zwak, said Tuesday that the incident took place late Monday in Alingar district.

Zwak furhter added that Taliban militants opened fire on a civilian car, leaving six people dead including a policeman and another civilian injured.

The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

Laghman is amogn the relatively volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups are active in a number of its districts.

At least two people were killed and 14 others were injured following an explosion in Mehtarlam city on Friday morning.

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