Kabul: Nine people, including two suicide bombers, were killed and five others injured in separate explosions in Afghanistan during Tuesday night and early Wednesday, authorities said on Wednesday.
In eastern Kapisa province, three civilians, including one woman, were killed after a vehicle they were traveling touched off a Taliban militants’ Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Khisha Chena, an area in Tagab district.
Provincial police spokesman Shayiq Shurish told Xinhua that the vehicle was destroyed in the explosion, and police would notify the victims’ relative soon.
In southern Helmand province, four Afghan army soldiers and an assailant were killed after a Taliban suicide bomber attacked a security checkpoint with a car bomb in Yakhchal locality of Nahri Sarraj district.
In an another attack in neighboring Kandahar province, a Taliban suicide bomber tried to assault an Afghan Border Force checkpoint in Maruf district, Two border force members were wounded.