Deadly bomb blast in Afghanistan, multiple casualties reported by media

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Deadly bomb blast in Afghanistan, multiple casualties reported by media

KABUL - Deadly bomb blast in Afghanistan, multiple casualties reported by media.

13 people were killed in a roadside mine blast in northern Kunduz province on Wednesday, local officials said on Thursday.

The incident happened at 4pm local time in Imam Sahib district while the families were traveling to attend a wedding party and their vehicle struck a roadside mine that exploded, according to officials.

Six women, six children and one man were killed, officials said.

“We were travelling to Imam Sahib to a wedding party and our vehicle struck a mine. My wife, four children, mother, sister and two of my nephews were killed,” said a man who survived the blast along with his young daughter.