Afghanistan – Unrest

Foreign Tourists Attacked in Western Afghanistan: Officials

Foreign Tourists Attacked in Western Afghanistan: Officials
Thu Aug 4, 2016 12:51:03

Militants attacked foreign tourists escorted by an Afghan army convoy in the western province of Herat on Thursday, officials said, with a military spokesman saying at least six people were wounded.

“The convoy was ambushed by the Taliban in Chesht-e-Sharif district. The tourists were on their way to Herat from Bamiyan and Ghor provinces,” Jilani Farhad, the spokesman for Herat’s governor, AFP reported.

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