BALKH, Afghanistan – At least two civilians are killed and further 35 injured, as a vehicle fully loaded with Improvised Explosive Devices went off early Tuesday morning near veterinary clinic in Balkh district of Balkh province, said Shaheen Military Corps head Mohammad Hanif Rezaie.
The authorities identified the vehicle, saying the attacked was carried on by a Mazda at around 8:45am local time, disrupting a relative calm morning.
Tens of residential houses are destroyed.
A number of victims are in severe condition, which may increase the death toll to an unpredicted figure, the statement read.
Meanwhile, at least one Afghan commando killed and further six suffered minor injuries.
The officials of the defense ministry convey their condolences to victims’ families, and wishes a swift recovery for those struggling for their lives in local hospitals.
No group or individual has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.