An explosion killed 15 civilians and wounded 2 others in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the security officials said.

Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior said a vehicle struck a Taliban roadside bomb at around 5 pm local time in Imam Saheb district.

Rahimi further added that the explosion killed 15 civilians and wounded 2 others.

Meanwhile, the provincial government in a statement said the civilians were on their way from Khanabad district to Imam Sahib district to participate in a wedding ceremony.

The statement further added that the explosion killed 15 civilians including 6 women, a man and 6 young girls and 2 children.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

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