Roadside bomb kills three college academics in Afghanistan-police

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A roadside bomb hit a bus carrying college employees in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing three academics and wounding 15 others, police mentioned on Saturday.

The incident occurred in Charikar, the provincial capital of Parwan. The bus was carrying academics from Al-Biruni college, mentioned a spokesman for the provincial police, Salim Noori.

Among the wounded academics have been in crucial situation, mentioned Hamed Obaidi, a spokesman for the ministry of upper training.

No group claimed accountability for the incident.

Roadside bombs, small magnetic bombs hooked up underneath automobiles and different assaults have focused members of safety forces, judges, authorities officers, civil society activists and journalists in latest months in Afghanistan.

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The federal government often blames the Taliban for such assaults however the rebel group denies involvement.

Violence has sharply elevated since Washington introduced plans final month to drag out all US troops out of Afghanistan by 11 September.

Three weeks in the past, a bomb assault outdoors a college within the capital Kabul killed 68 individuals, most of them college students, and wounded 165 others.

Almost 1 800 Afghan civilians have been killed or wounded within the first three months of 2021 throughout combating between authorities forces and Taliban insurgents regardless of efforts to search out peace, the United Nations mentioned final month.

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