3 civilians killed in roadside bombings
18 October, 2012
HERAT: Three civilians were killed in separate bomb explosions and four militants detained in western Afghanistan, an official said on Wednesday.
A man riding a donkey was killed in a roadside bombing in the Falkah village of Kishk-i-Kohna district of Herat Tuesday night, the provincial police spokesman said.
Col. Noor Khan Nekzad blamed the Taliban for planting the improvised explosive device to target security convoys in the area.
In neighbouring Farah province, two men were killed when the car they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in Pusht-i-Rod district, a police official said.
Col. Abdul Rauf Ahmadi said one man was killed and another wounded in a similar blast in the Takht valley of Ghor province.