Karzai advisor’s family members killed

August 21st, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS  

Kabul, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan’s Paktia province Monday killed three members of the family of an advisor to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, media reported.

“Brother of Amanullah Khan Zadran, his uncle and his nephew were killed in the blast,” said provincial governor’s spokesperson Rohullah Samoon.

Zadran, however, was not injured in the blast which struck his vehicle convoy near the village of Miland early Monday, reported Khaama Press online newspaper.

It was the second attempt on Zadran’s life this year. Afghan security forces had prevented the previous bomb attack on him.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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