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Blast in Khost Kills Three Civilians: MoI

At least three civilians were killed and eleven others were wounded in an explosion near a football field in Nadir Shah Kot district in Khost province on Monday afternoon, Ministry of Interior said.

According to the ministry, the incident occurred around 4:20 pm local time in the district's Khowaja Rahimi village when explosives placed in a motorbike detonated.

Talib Khan Mangal, the provincial governor’s spokesman, also confirmed the incident.

The explosives were placed on a motorbike that was stopped near the football field, the spokesman said.

No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.

This comes two days after the US-Taliban agreement was signed in Doha and the weeklong reduction in violence was observed.

Blast in Khost Kills Three Civilians: MoI

The blast happened near a football field in Nadir Shah Kot district, according to local officials.

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At least three civilians were killed and eleven others were wounded in an explosion near a football field in Nadir Shah Kot district in Khost province on Monday afternoon, Ministry of Interior said.

According to the ministry, the incident occurred around 4:20 pm local time in the district's Khowaja Rahimi village when explosives placed in a motorbike detonated.

Talib Khan Mangal, the provincial governor’s spokesman, also confirmed the incident.

The explosives were placed on a motorbike that was stopped near the football field, the spokesman said.

No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.

This comes two days after the US-Taliban agreement was signed in Doha and the weeklong reduction in violence was observed.

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