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Donkey bomb blast leaves 2 injured in Faryab

Donkey bomb blast leaves 2 injured in Faryab

Aug 31, 2016 - 19:55

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A policeman and a civilian were wounded on Wednesday when a bomb strapped to the back of a donkey set off in the capital of northern Faryab province, an official said. 

Mir Amanullah, the provincial deputy police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast took place shortly after 5pm in the limits of the fifth police district.

The policeman and the civilian were walking in the area when the blast took place and they were evacuated to the provincial hospital and their condition was said to be stable.

Police had detained a suspect in connection with the incident, Amanullah said.

The injured civilian told Pajhwok Afghan News from his hospital bed that he wanted to do shopping for home when fell prey to the blast.

No group has asserted responsibility for the rare donkey bomb attack.


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