Wednesday, May 8, 2013

3 civilians dead, 5 wounded in Helmand bombing

Map showing Helmand province in Afghanistan wh...
Map showing Helmand province in Afghanistan where British troops are now mostly located. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Eight civilians were killed and wounded when the vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in southern Helmand province on Wednesday, an official said.

The explosion left three people dead and five others wounded in the Nahr-i-Saraj area of Greshk district at about 8am, the provincial police coordinator told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Col. Ismail Hotak said the victims were on their way to Lashkargah, the provincial capital. The injured were evacuated to the Emergency Hospital, he said, without commenting on their condition.

from Pajhwok
By Shams Jalal May 8, 2013 - 10:30

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