360° Coverage : Three die in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Three die in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Kabul, June 17 (IANS) Three civilians were killed and two others wounded Monday when Taliban attacked two trucks in eastern Afghan province of Laghman.

Jun 17 2013, 5:49am CDT | by

Three die in Taliban attack in Afghanistan
Photo Credit: VANO SHLAMOV, Getty Images

Kabul, June 17 — Three civilians were killed and two others wounded Monday when Taliban attacked two trucks in eastern Afghan province of Laghman.

"The insurgents ambushed a two-truck convoy in Sang-e-Kalima area of the province Monday, killing three drivers and injuring two others," reported Xinhua citing a statement issued by the provincial government.

Provincial governor Fazlullah Mujadidi condemned the attack.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

The Taliban have intensified attacks since April when they launched an annual rebel offensive against Afghanistan and NATO-led forces stationed in the country.

The Taliban urged civilians to stay away from official gatherings, military convoys and centres regarded as the legitimate targets by militants.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Ikea Foundation's Better Shelter has partnered with UNHCR for safer refugee hous
Ikea Foundation's Better Shelter has partnered with UNHCR for safer refugee housing
Better Shelter and the UNHCR recently joined together in providing refugees and displaced people with long-term housing units as global crises mount. But what is a Better Shelter and how does it help?
 
 
Germanwings Pilot Locked Out of Cockpit
Germanwings Pilot Locked Out of Cockpit
A new report says that a pilot of the crashed Germanwings airplane was locked out of cockpit at time of crash.
 
 
Governor Bruce Rauner orders Chicago Studio to return $10M Grant
Governor Bruce Rauner orders Chicago Studio to return $10M Grant
Governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner has ordered a movie studio to return a $10M grant. The Cinespace studio was awarded the $10 million state grant by his predecessor, Pat Quinn.
 
 
Ted Cruz Announces to Run for President on Twitter
Ted Cruz Announces to Run for President on Twitter
Texas Senator is first Presidential Candidate to officially announce to run for President in the 2016 election.