3 civilians killed in Afghan bombing

Kabul, July 7 (IANS) At least three civilians were killed and another injured when a blast rocked northern Afghanistan’s Takhar province on Friday, police said.

The blast took place inside a house in Chahab district, Xinhua news agency quoted a senior police official as saying.

With civilians often bearing the brunt of war in conflict-hit Afghanistan, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (Unama) documented 2,181 civilian casualties (715 dead and 1,466 injured) in the first quarter of 2017, a report said.

–IANS

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