Afghanistan: District chief among three wounded in roadside blast

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Dec 08, 2019, 04.33 PM(IST) Edited By: Bharat Sharma

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Provincial government spokesman Esmatullah Muradi told Xinhua News Agency that it was allegedly placed by terrorists

An investigation into the incident has been initiated, Muradi added.

The governer of Chardara district and his two bodyguards were injured on Sunday after a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz.

According to government sources, Hafizullah Safi, the governor of Chardara district was on his way to inspect a development project when the bomb detonated on a roadside.

Provincial government spokesman Esmatullah Muradi told Xinhua News Agency that it was allegedly placed by terrorists.

According to Muradi, an investigation has also been initiated.

(With inputs from ANI)