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Ghor mine blast claims 2 lives

Ghor mine blast claims 2 lives

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Oct 05, 2012 - 18:01

CHAGHCHARAN (PANinfo-icon): Two civilians were killed and as many wounded during a bomb explosion in Chaghcharan, the capital of western Ghorinfo-icon province, an official said on Friday.

The blast happened inside a quarry near the provincial capital late on Thursday, the deputy police chief of Ghor, Brig. Hen. Hussain Safawi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the explosive device, which was to be used in the quarry, went off prematurely, causing the casualties among workers.

Ghor Civil Hospital Director Dr. Zalmai confirmed receiving two injured workers. One miner, who has had one of his legs blown off and the other broken, is in critical condition.

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