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14 wounded in Gardez explosion

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14 wounded in Gardez explosion

Jul 25, 2013 - 21:48

GARDEZ (PANinfo-icon): At least 14 people were wounded as a bomb exploded in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, shortly before Iftarinfo-icon.

The explosives tied to a bicycle went off in a busy square of Gardez when a police vehicle was passing through the area, a security official told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Requesting anonymity, the official said most of the injured were civilians. Gardez Civil Hospital Director Dr. Haya Gul Paktin confirmed receiving a dozen people from the blast site.

Two of the wounded individuals are said to be in critical condition. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.


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