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2 dead, 3 wounded in Zabul suicide boming

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2 dead, 3 wounded in Zabul suicide boming

Oct 08, 2016 - 14:51

ZABUL (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and three others were wounded in a suicide bombing in southern Zabul province on Saturday, local officials said.

Deputy police chiefGhulam Jilani Farahi, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the explosion took place in Qalat, the provincial capital, at around 1:30pm.

He said the suicide bomber and a civilian were killed and three others injured in the attack. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

The governor’s spokesman, Gul Islam Siyal, said the suicide bomber sat in a shop when his explosive vest went off. After the blast, police searched the shop and found a pistol and some bullets, he said.

The injured were evacuated to hospital for treatment, Siyal said. The injured are said to be in stable healthinfo-icon condition.


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