Lashkar car attack kills 34, injures more than 50 in south Afghanistan

22 June 2017, 08:28 PM
Lashkar car attack kills 29, injures more than 50 in South Afghanistan (Representative Image)
Lashkar car attack kills 29, injures more than 50 in South Afghanistan (Representative Image)

A powerful car bomb on Thursday struck a bank in Afghanistan’s Lashkar Gah city when civilian and military government employees were queueing to withdraw their salaries, causing multiple casualties, officials said.

According to the latest information, the car bomb has left at least 34 dead and nearly 60 wounded. 

The injured people were rushed to the hospital, government spokesman Omar Zwak told AFP, with another official warning of multiple fatalities.

First Published: Thursday, June 22, 2017 02:24 PM
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