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    Blast jerks Kunduz City, no casualties

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A powerful bomb explosion rocked Kunduz City, the capital of northern Kunduz province, on Sunday, but no casualties were reported, an official said.

    The remotely-controlled blast occurred around 9am in the 1st police district of the city, police spokesman Syed Sarwar Hussaini told Pajhwok Afghan News.

    He said the explosive had been hidden in a garbage dump. Police had launched an investigation into the incident, but the target remained unknown.

    Resident Gul Rahman said the blast came as a police patrolling party arrived in the area.