10 civilians including five of family killed in twin explosions in Afghanistan

At least 10 civilians were killed in separate bomb explosions in Afghanistan's Paktia province, officials said.

IANS| Updated: Aug 06, 2016, 14:52 PM IST

Kabul: At least 10 civilians were killed in separate bomb explosions in Afghanistan's Paktia province, officials said.

Provincial governor`s spokesman Naqib Ahmad Atal said at least five members of a single family were killed in the first explosion in Samkanai district on Friday, Khaama Press reported on Saturday.

He said the incident took place after a vehicle carrying the civilians struck an improvised explosive device (IED).

Atal added that five more people were killed in a separate explosion targeting a tractor vehicle in the same district.