Explosion rocks Afghan city

Vehicles damaged in blast in southern province of Kandahar but no deaths reported.

    On Tuesday the Afghan interior ministry reported that nearly 300 Taliban fighters attacked Barg-e Matal district in the eastern Nuristan province.

    Several fighters were reported to have been killed and four others wounded. Troops were sent from Kabul, the capital, to reinforce local authorities in this area.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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