3 injured, shops burnt as fuel tanker explodes
The shops caught fire after the explosion of a magnetic bomb attached to the tanker, the governor’s spokeswoman, Roshna Khalid, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
She said the incident took place at 10:30am close to the provincial council office, burning five shops and two auto rickshaws.
Two men and a child had been evacuated to the Parwan Civil Hospital, Deputy Director of Public Health Dr. Musaddiq confirmed.
Mir Ali Ahmad, a puncture man, said his shops and equipment were burnt in the blaze, causing him a loss of 100,000 afghanis.
A footwear shop, motorbike workshop and a bakery were also burnt, he added.
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