Local sources in Badakhshan province have reported that a vehicle carrying the Taliban Environment Head has been targeted by a landmine in the province, injuring two of his bodyguards.
It is reported that the explosion took place in the Yatfal Paeen district of the province today, June 25, 2022, before noon.
According to sources, the blast occurred when the head of the environment department of the province was moving from Yaftal Paeen district to Faizabad, the center of Badakhshan.
It is said that the injured are taken to the provincial hospital and are in critical condition.
So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the blast.
Prior to this, local Taliban members in Badakhshan were targeted by landmines too.