Bomb blast kills 1 civilian, wounds 2 in E. Afghanistan

11:46, March 07, 2010      

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One civilian was killed and two others were injured as a bomb ripped through a market in Khost province, east Afghanistan on Saturday, army officer Mohammad Zahir said.

"The blast took place in a money exchange bazaar at 01:00 p.m. local time killing one innocent person and injuring two others," Zahir told Xinhua.

Blaming the enemies of peace, a term used against Taliban outfit by Afghan officials for the attack, saying the enemies by conducting subversive activities want to destabilize the province.

Taliban militants who largely rely on roadside attacks and suicide bombings have not made comment yet.

Source: Xinhua
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