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4 injured as bomb goes off in Lashkargah

4 injured as bomb goes off in Lashkargah

Apr 29, 2015 - 15:14

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A bomb-rigged motorcycle went off in front of a mosqueinfo-icon where a memorial service was being offered in the capital of southern Helmand province on Wednesday, injuring four people, an official said.

A security official, who declined to be identified, told Pajhwok Afghan News the injured persons included a brother of Lashkargah’s 4th district police chief.

Basher, giving an eyewitness account, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosives had been planted on a motorcycle parked between two cars in front of the mosque.

An official at the Emergency-run hospital said they had been delivered four wounded persons from the scene. Two of them were in critical condition, he said.

There was no immediate word of responsibility for the blast.


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