At least 11 Afghan civilians, including women and children, were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Abkamari district in Badghis province, the district governor said.

Iran PressAsia: The incident happened at around 5:30pm local time on Saturday in Chalank village of Abkamari district

Local officials said that women and children are among the victims.

Abkamari district governor blamed the Taliban for the bombing, but the group so far has not commented on the incident.