Afghanistan: ambush on Western tourists

Key Details:

04/08/2016

  • Group of Western tourists have been ambushed by gunmen in Afghanistan.

-Reports of at least seven wounded.

  • At least a dozen travellers included eight British citizens, three Americans, and one German
  • There are reports that it was the Taliban

-The group has not claimed responsibility

  • Several Taliban fighters were killed by Afghan security services after the attack.
  • The convoy (escorted by security forces) was on its way from Bamiyan province in central Afghanistan to the city of Herat in the west when it was attacked
  • The British Foreign Office has advised against travel to Afghanistan.

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http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/696565/Afghanistan-tourist-shooting-British-travellers-among-group-attacked-gunmen