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2 district chiefs wounded in Ghazni bombing

2 district chiefs wounded in Ghazni bombing

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Jul 07, 2013 - 17:36

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Two district chiefs were wounded in a roadside bombing in the southern province of Ghazni on Sunday, an official said.

Haji Fazal Ahmad and Sher Khan Yousafzai, administrative heads of Deh Yak and Zankhan districts respectively, were injured during the explosion in Khushk area at 4.00pm.

Public Healthinfo-icon Director Dr. Baz Mohammad Himmat told Pajhwok Afghan News the district heads had been evacuated to the Provincial Reconstructioninfo-icon Team’s health facility.  

One security guard was killed and two others wounded in the blast that hit the vehicle the district chiefs were travelling in from Deh Yak to Ghazni City, Himmat added.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but most such attacks are often blamed on the Talibaninfo-icon insurgents.

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