At least 11 killed as roadside bomb hits bus in Afghanistan

Published May 10, 2021, 2:20 PM

by Agence-France-Presse

A roadside bomb struck a bus in Afghanistan overnight killing at least 11 people just hours before the Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire to mark this week’s Eid al-Fitr holiday, the interior ministry said Monday.

A man pushes an injured boy on a stretcher along a hospital corridor in Kandahar on May 10, 2021, as he receives medical treatment after being hurt by a roadside bomb that struck a bus overnight killing at least 11 people. Javed TANVEER / AFP


The attack in restive Zabul province left another 28 people wounded, interior ministry spokesman Tareq Arian told reporters.
 
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