Humvee explosion causes massive damage in Faryab

The Taliban detonated a Humvee loaded with explosives in the Dawolat Abad district market on Monday night, local officials confirmed Tuesday.

According to Provincial Governor Naqibullah Fayeq, the explosion left dozens of homes and shops destroyed.

He also said civilians were trapped in the rubble. He did not however give details on the exact number of casualties except to say two soldiers had been killed and four others wounded.

So far no group including the Talbian has claimed responsibility for the attack.