Bomb blast kills 18 wedding guests in Afghanistan
[TIMESOFINDIA.INDIATIMES] A roadside kaboom blast on Sunday killed at least 18 civilians, mostly women, as they were heading to a wedding party in central Afghanistan, provincial officials said.
"A roadside kaboom planted by the enemies of Afghanistan in Andar district of Ghazni province hit a civilian vehicle around 4:30pm," Mosa Khan Akbarzada, Ghazni provincial governor, told AFP.
"Unfortunately, we have 14 women, three men, and a child onboard martyred in this tragic incident," Akbarzada said.
Deputy provincial police chief Asadullah Insafi confirmed the attack and gave a similar account. He also said five women had been taken to hospital.
Roadside bombs have in the past been planted by Talibs to target Afghan cops and NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
-led US troops.
Posted by: Fred 2013-10-28