Armed men gun down 6 civilians in E Afghanistan

17:59, December 16, 2009      

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Six civilians were killed as unknown armed men opened fire on a car in Nangarhar province east of Afghanistan, a private television channel reported Wednesday.

Unidentified armed men sprayed bullets on a car in Pachiragam district Tuesday afternoon leaving six civilians dead, Tolo broadcast in its news bulletin.

In a similar incident, unidentified armed men killed a former government employee in the neighboring Laghman province on the same day.

Suicide attack and bombings elsewhere in the war-wrecked country left over a dozen people dead and injured over 50 others, according to officials on Tuesday.

Source: Xinhua
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