Kabul:- 11 civilians have lost their lives in a bomb blast in Badghis Province of Afghanistan. The governor of Abkamari district, Khudadad Tayed, has confirmed this. The accident happened on the roadside in Ab Kamari district of Badghis province.
The incident took place at Chalank village in Abkamari district at around 5 pm local time on Saturday, Tolonnews reported. According to local officials, women and children were also among the victims. The governor of Abkamari district has blamed Taliban militants for the bombing, but the group has yet to comment on the incident.
Violence remains high in the country due to the ongoing conflict between Afghan forces and the Taliban on several fronts. Security officials on Saturday reported clashes between government forces and the Taliban in at least 10 provinces over the past 24 hours.
Taliban capture another district
The conflict between security forces and Taliban militants continues in Afghanistan. The Taliban have taken control of another district in Nuristan province. Four people, including a female journalist, were killed in a bomb blast in Kabul on Saturday. Eight members of the security forces, including two police chiefs, were killed in Baghlan.
The struggle for the occupation of the Doab district in the eastern province of Nuristan, Afghanistan, has been going on for twenty days. The terrorists blocked all the supply routes in the district. Security forces abandoned their capture from the district after non-receipt of food supplies and ammunition. Now the Taliban have also surrounded Nungram. In the last three days, three districts have come into the hands of the Taliban.