New Delhi: At least 17 people are killed and more than 50 people injured in two explosions in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan city on Tuesday. Citing local officials, TOLO News reported that the explosions happened in a local market in the city of Bamiyan.Also Read - India Among 30 Odd Countries Where Marital Rape Not Criminalised Yet | Check List Here

However, no group has claimed responsibility for the blasts so far. Notably, this is the first time that such explosions are happening in the province as Bamiyan is one of the most secure provinces and is visited by thousands of tourists every year. Also Read - In Afghanistan, Taliban Stops Issuing Driving License To Women: Report

The twin explosions come at a time when President Ashraf Ghani, during the meeting on Regional Cooperation on Afghanistan, reiterated that a strong regional consensus is essential to create sustainable peace. Also Read - Over 9 Killed, 13 Others Injured As Twin Blasts Rock Afghanistan's Balkh Province