One killed, 15 wounded in Farah explosions
10 September, 2012
HERAT: Three back-to-back explosions in front of governor's compound in Farah City, capital of western Farah province, left one person dead and 15 wounded this noon, officials said Sunday.
The three explosions happened separately in front of the governor's compound killed a civilian and wounded for others, Muhammad Yunas Rasooli, deputy governor of Farah province, told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP).
He did not give further details.
Provincial health director Abdul Jabar Shaiq, however, told AIP that a dead body and a 15 injured including six security men and nine civilians were brought to hospital for treatment.
Earlier, Abdul Rahman Zwanday, spokesman for Farah governor, had told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) that a civilian was killed and four wounded in an explosion targeting governor's compound at approximately 11:50 a.m. (local time).
Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack and told AIP that they detonated a motorcycle rickshaw bomb and fired three missiles on the governor compound. They said 13 security men were killed and two vehicles of security forces were destroyed in the attack.