Vehicle bombing targeting Provincial Governor in Afghanistan injures six

Violence in Afghanistan refuses to take a back seat. In the latest of the violent attacks, six people have been injured.

The vehicle of a Provincial Governor in Khost city, the capital of eastern Khost province was targeted by a bombing on April 21, that left about six people injured. The news was confirmed by Provincial Government Spokesman Talib Mangal.

Provincial Government Spokesman Talib Mangal said that the blast took place at around 10 a.m. local time when the Governor was on the way to office and added that “six people including two bodyguards of the Governor and four passers-by” were injured and the Governor was unhurt.

There has been no commentary from the Taliban militants who are active in parts of Khost and the neighbouring Paktia and Paktika provinces.

Investigations are underway to find the culprit.

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