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1 person killed, 2 injured in Balkh blast

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1 person killed, 2 injured in Balkh blast

Dec 17, 2017 - 14:45

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and two others wounded in a magnetic bomb blast in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Sunday, an official said.

Deputy police Chief Col. Abdul Razaq Qaderi told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place at around 11:00AM when a magnetic bomb attached to a private Surf vehicle went off in Mazar-i-Sharif City.

He said one individual was killed and two others injured. Qaderi added the reason behind the blast could not be ascertained, but investigation into the incident had been launched.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.


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