Roadside bomb kills four civilians in southern Afghanistan

Other News Materials 16 June 2011 14:13 (UTC +04:00)

A roadside bomb destroyed a tractor in southern Afghanistan, killing four civilians, a senior police official said Thursday, DPA reported.

The blast occurred late Wednesday in Marof, a district in Kandahar, acting police chief, General Abdul Razaq told reporters Thursday.

"A tractor carrying load and civilians drove on a roadside bomb last night. As a result, three women and a man were killed and four others including three women were wounded," Razaq said.

Also, Afghan forces in Kandahar's Zhari and Arghandab districts killed 11 Taliban fighters Thursday morning, including two Taliban commanders, the police chief said.

Another Taliban fighter was injured in the operation, he said.