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Children among 8 wounded in Herat magnetic bomb blast

Children among 8 wounded in Herat magnetic bomb blast

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Aug 07, 2019 - 15:10

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Eight people including children and womeninfo-icon were injured in a magnetic bomb explosion in the capital of western Herat province on Wednesday, officials said.

Aminullah Amarkhel, provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a magnetic bomb attached to a Corolla model vehicle went off in the limits of fifth police district this afternoon.

He said that the incident caused casualties but he had no exact figures.

On the other hand, Dr. Arif Jalali, director of Herat Zonal Hospital, said that eight injured people were taken to the hospital so far.

He said that the injured included two children, two women and four men, all of them civilians.

No groups have so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

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