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3 Afghan soldiers killed, 4 injured in Nimroz blast

3 Afghan soldiers killed, 4 injured in Nimroz blast

Aug 30, 2016 - 23:00

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A roadside explosion killed three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and injured four others on Tuesday in Dilaram district of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said.  

Najibullah Hayat, the district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast occurred on the Herat-Kandahar highway.

The injured soldiers were evacuated to the Dilaram district’s hospital and their healthinfo-icon condition was satisfactory.

“The landmine has been recently planted by the insurgents on the highway,” he added.

Qari Yusuf Ahmadi, a Talibaninfo-icon’s spokesman, claimed responsibility for the explosion that he said killed six ANA soldiers.



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