Five In Afghanistan Killed In Vehicle Blast
FIVE IN AFGHANISTAN KILLED WHEN BLAST DESTROYS VEHICLE, UN SAYS
New York, Oct 19 2004 4:00PM
An explosion destroyed a vehicle in the southern province of Paktia, killing five people, according to a spokesman for the joint United Nations-Afghan body overseeing elections in Afghanistan.
An electoral worker, a driver and three others died in the blast, Sultan Ahmad Baheen said yesterday at a briefing in the capital Kabul.
He noted that the area where the incident happened is known to have many mines and improvised explosive devices. "At this time we don't know which explosive device hit the vehicle," he added.