7 killed in bomb blast in Afghanistan

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AfghanistanAt least seven people died in the blast

An explosion hit a bus in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday. Many died.

A view of the city of Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan.

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At least seven people were killed and six wounded when a bomb targeted a bus carrying oil company workers in northern Afghanistan’s Mazar-i-Sharif on Tuesday.

“The explosion occurred in a square targeting the bus of Hayrathan Petroleum employees on their way to their office,” Balkh provincial police spokesman Asif told AFP. told the Waziri. “The bomb, which was placed in a roadside trolley, exploded when the bus arrived. Seven people were killed and six were injured,” the spokesperson continued.

Target school

The Taliban say they have improved security in the country since regaining power in August 2021, but there have been numerous bombings, many attributed to the local Islamic State (IK) group.

Target A on November 30 at the latest Koranic school 19 people were killed and 24 injured in the city of Aybak (North). The victims were mainly students. Mazar-e-Sharif city is already under attack by IS. On May 25, at least ten people were killed and fifteen injured when bombs planted in three minibuses plying in different neighborhoods exploded.

(AFP)

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