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16 people injured in Uruzgan explosions

16 people injured in Uruzgan explosions

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Jun 29, 2015 - 20:20

TARINKOT (Pajhwok): At least 16 people have been injured during separate incidents of violence in central Uruzgan province, a security official said on Monday.

A bomb ripped through a police post commander’s vehicle in the provincial capital, Tarinkot, on Monday afternoon, injuring a woman and three children, the city’s second police district chief 2nd Lt. Gul Agha told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The post commander, Sardar, escaped unhurt in the blast that damaged his vehicle, Agha said.

But a doctor on duty at the provincial civil hospital, Izzatullah, told Pajhwok Afghan News they had been delivered six wounded people, including three children, two men and a woman from the scene.

Another blast took place in the same area at about 6pm, injuring three policemen and a civilian, Agha said, adding the bomb had been fixed to a police vehicle. He said the blast took place when police visited the area to buy vegetables.

Dr. Izzatullah said six wounded people were brought to the hospital on Monday noon from the Dehrawud district. They included five men and a girl.

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