Foreign Tourists Attacked In Afghanistan, Six Injured

At least six people are believed to have been injured, following an attack on a convoy, carrying foreign tourists, in western Afghanistan.

Suspected militants have attacked a convoy carrying foreign tourists in western Afghanistan, injuring six.

Afghan officials said a group of a dozen travellers were escorted by Afghan army personnel on their way to the city of Herat when they were ambushed.

Jailani Farhad, spokesman for Herat’s governor, said the tourists included eight Britons, three US citizens and one German.

Some of the foreigners had suffered light injuries in the attack, and required hospital treatment.

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