Foreign tourist convoy attack in Afghanistan

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…At least six injured after group of 11 being escorted by Afghan troops comes under attack en route to Herat

Foreign tourists being escorted by an army convoy in western Afghanistan have been attacked by fighters, leaving at least six injured, Afghan officials say.

Eleven tourists were attacked in the Chesht-e-Sharif district of Herat province on Wednesday while on their way to Herat from Bamiyan and Ghor provinces.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, while the nationality of the tourists was not immediately known.

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