A bomb blast in a graveyard of Helmand province on Sunday morning killed two civilians and injured at least seven more, mainly women and children, a local official said Sunday.
The blast happened in a cemetery of the southern province's main city Lashkar Gah, in the Sufiyan area, as crowds of people arrived to visit the graves of relatives on the first day of Eid, the spokesman for Helmand police Farid Ahmad Farhang told TOLOnews.
He said that the casualties were mainly women and children.
Helmand hospital officials confirmed the incident and that two were killed, but said that at least 10 others were being treated for injuries.
No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.