At Least Five Killed In Explosion In Northern Afghanistan


At least five people were killed on December 6 in a roadside bomb explosion that targeted a vehicle carrying oil workers in northern Afghanistan, police said. "Today at around 7 a.m. a blast took place in...Balkh on a bus that belonged to Hairatan oil employees," said Asif Wazeri, spokesman for the Taliban police in the northern province of Balkh, adding that at least four people were wounded. No group has claimed the attack. To read the original story from RFE/RL's Radio Azadi, click here.