GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Four campaigners of a provincial candidate were killed in a roadside bombing in southeastern Paktia province on Monday, an official said.
One of the victims was the brother of the provincial candidate, FazalHaqJailan. The four individuals were killed by a roadside bomb in Shikhan locality of Paktia at around 10am, provincial police chief, ZalmaiOryaKhail told Pajhwok Afghan News.
He said the incident took place when the motorcycles they were raiding hit a roadside bomb.
OryaKhail said that the slain individuals were introduced to the Independent Election Commission (IEC) office to register as election observers.