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Official: Roadside bombing kills 3 civilians in Afghanistan

AP  |  Kabul 

An Afghan says at least three civilians were killed when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in western province.

Gelani Farhad, provincial governor's spokesman, says the three who were from the same family were killed Saturday morning in district.

No one immediately claimed the attack, but Farhad blamed insurgents who are active in the area.

In eastern province, three members of the Islamic State group were arrested during a military operation in district, said Attahullah Khogyani, for the

Both and Islamic State militants are active in eastern Afghanistan, especially in province.

There was no immediate statement from the Islamic State group.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 16:25 IST
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