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8 injured in Khost blast

Security & Crime

له ارشيف څخه

8 injured in Khost blast

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Aug 13, 2012 - 20:31

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A magnetic bomb on Monday tore through a traffic police vehicle in the capital of southeastern Khost province, injuring three officials and five civilians.

A 505th Spin Ghar Police Zone spokesman, Hamidullah, told Pajhwok Afghan News the injured traffic officials included an officer. The injured were taken to a police hospital and their condition is stable.

Salim, a shopkeeper in the Boland Manzal area where the incident occurred, said the blast happened soon after the traffic police vehicle stopped in front of his shop.

A Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, who said nothing about the Boland Manzal incident, claimed two Afghan soldiers were killed and three others injured in a roadside bombing in Domand district.

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