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Over 9 Killed, 13 Others Injured As Twin Blasts Rock Afghanistan’s Balkh Province

The explosions were reported in the Mazar-e-Sharif area of the Balkh province.

Published: April 28, 2022 10:57 PM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Manmath Nayak

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Blast in Afghanstan's city of Herat on Friday killed a pro-Taliban leader and some civilians. (Representative Image)

Kabul: At least nine people were killed and 13 others were injured on Thursday in two blasts in Afghanistan, local media reported citing security officers. According to Tolo News, both of the blasts targeted public transportation as the explosions were reported in the Mazar-e-Sharif area of the Balkh province.

As per a report by news agency ANI, provincial health officials confirmed hospitals had received the bodies of the deceased and were treating the injured.

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However, no group has claimed the responsibility for the blasts.

Last week, dozens of worshippers were killed and injured in a blast that took place in a mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif. Around 400 people were attending the prayers in the Si-Dukan Mosque when it was hit by a blast. Islamic State (ISIS) claimed the responsibility for April 21 blast.

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