Five civilians killed in Kandahar explosion
At least five civilians were killed and 19 others, including women and children, were injured when a bus hit a roadside IED in Kandahar province on Tuesday night.
Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)_The explosion happened on the Kabul-Kandahar highway in the #Maiwand district of the province, health officials said.
The bus was on its way from Kabul to #Helmand province, officials added.
The injured were taken to Kandahar district hospital for treatment.
No group, including the Taliban, has claimed responsibility for the blast, however the incident occurred in a Taliban controlled area.
This comes after the Maiwand district of #Kandahar province fell to the Taliban two days ago.