Xinhua News AgencyDecember 1, 2013 06:19
4 civilians killed in southern Afghan blast
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Four civilians were killed in a roadside bomb explosion in southern Afghan province of Helmand, a source said on Sunday.
"On Saturday evening, a tractor set off an improvised explosive device (IED) along a road in Musa Qala district, killing four civilians aboard the vehicle," the provincial government spokesman Omar Zwak told Xinhua.
He blamed the Taliban insurgent group for planting the IED.