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Blast kills 7, injures 6 in Balkh province

MAZAR-I-SHARIF: At least seven people have been killed and six others injured as a powerful blast has struck a bus of government employees in Mazar-i-Sharif city the capital of northern Balkh province, provincial police spokesman Mohammad Asif Waziri confirmed the other day.
The incident happened in Sayedabd square, Police District 3 of Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of Balkh province, when a roadside bomb, which struck a bus of the employees of Petroleum Directorate of Hairatan border town at about 07:30 a.m. local time, said the spokesman.
“The blast left seven dead and six others injured,” Mohammad Asef Waziri told reporters.
The employees were going to their office when the blast occurred, the official added.
Without providing more details, the official asserted that investigation had been initiated into the incident.
An attack on the embassy of Pakistan in Kabul last Friday injured a guard of the mission, while blast next to a mosque on the same day Friday killed a bodyguard of former Prime Minister Gulbudin Hekmatyar and injured two others.
The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.