Journalist, driver killed in Afghanistan bombing targeting TV crew: Officials

An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier stands guard at a checkpoint outside Bagram prison, ahead of the release of 100 Taliban prisoners, north of Kabul, Afghanistan April 8, 2020. (Reuters)

A roadside bomb struck a minivan carrying employees of a private Afghan television channel in Kabul on Saturday, killing a journalist and the driver, the network's news director and officials said.

The pair died when the bus carrying 15 employees from Khurshid TV was struck, the channel's news director Jawed Farhad told AFP.

The interior ministry also confirmed the attack, saying the minivan had been targeted.

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Last Update: Saturday, 30 May 2020 KSA 16:41 - GMT 13:41