25 April 2011
At least five Afghan civilians were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, local officials said.
The incident happened at 09:00 am local time in Chaperhar district of Nangarhar province when a roadside bomb struck a civilian car, Ahmad Zia Abdulazai, a spokesman for governor of Nangarhar told TOLOnews.
The wounded were taken to a nearby hospital in the province, he added.
No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the incident.
Insurgents used Improvised Explosive Devices to target Afghan and foreign forces in the province.
Nangarhar province is bordered by Pakistan and militants are active in most villages of the province.
Momand Dara, Lal Poor, Goshta and Acheen districts are the insecure districts in the province where insurgents often carry out attacks on Afghan police check posts.