Afghan reporter and driver killed in blast


A journalist and a driver have been killed and a minimum of six individuals wounded when a personal bus carrying workers of an Afghan tv station was bombed in Kabul, the director of Khurshid TV says.

A preliminary probe confirmed a bomb connected by magnets to a bus utilized by Khurshid TV workers was blown up through the night rush hour.

No militant group claimed accountability for the assault.

“We are able to verify journalist and a driver had been killed on the spot,” stated Khurshid TV’s director Jawid Farhad, however gave no additional particulars.

Final 12 months two workers of Khurshid TV had been killed and two had been injured in an identical assault.

Taliban and different Islamist insurgents have repeatedly focused Afghan journalists, killing 15 in 2018, the deadliest 12 months but for the Afghan media, in accordance with the media group Reporters With out Borders.