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2 killed in roadside mine blast in Zabul province of Afghanistan

Afghan security forces keep watch in front of a mosque where an explosion happened in Kabul, Afghanistan November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least two persons were killed and three others injured in a roadside mine blast in Afghanistan’s southern Zabul province on Sunday night, local officials said on Monday.

Tolo News quoted officials as saying that the blast occurred in Shahjoy district of the province after a civilian vehicle hit an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

“The wounded people are in critical condition,” an official added.

No group, including the Taliban, has so far claimed responsibility for the blast. (ANI)