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Khost twin blasts leave 5 policemen, 3 students wounded

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Khost twin blasts leave 5 policemen, 3 students wounded

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Feb 01, 2017 - 14:12

(KABULinfo-icon): Eight people, including policemen and students, were wounded in twin blasts in Khost City, the provincial capital of southeastern Khost province on Tuesday, an official said.

Deputy Police Chief Ghani Rahman Rahmani confirmed the incident and said five policemen, including senior police officer Zia-ul-Haq Mubarez, had been wounded in the first blast.

He said the second blast injured three school students. The first one took place at around 10:45am.

Ahmadullah, an eyewitness, said one of the bombs targeted police vehicle in the area in which a number of policemen were wounded.

He said the second blast took place 10 minutes apart the first one and injured school students.

There was no claim of responsibility by insurgents for the blasts.

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