October 22, 2018

Deadly blast targets voter registration center in Puli Khumri city

By Khaama Press - Sun Apr 22 2018, 12:52 pm

An explosion ripped through a voter registration center in Puli Khumri city the provincial capital of Baghlan province hours after a deadly blast in Kabul left several dead or wounded.

According to the local officials in Baghlan, at least six people including women were killed and five others were wounded in the explosion.

However another security official says at least seven people were killed and ten others were wounded after the blast targeted the registration center.

The official further added that the incident took place after an improvised explosive device was detonated near the registration center.

The incident in Puli Khumri city took  place hours after an explosion ripped through a center established for the national identity cards in Kabul city.

According to Kabul police officials, at least twelve people have been killed and more than fifty other were wounded in the explosion.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident but the ISIS militants have in the past claimed responsibility for such attacks.

The Taliban group in a statement said they have no links with today’s explosion in Kabul city.

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