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Two Children Killed in Balkh Explosions

At least two people were killed and eight others were wounded in back-to-back explosions in Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of Balkh province, on Tuesday morning, local officials said.

The blast happened around 8:30 am local time after explosive devices exploded close to the regional hospital in Mazar-e-Sharif, said Adel Shah Adel, a spokesman for the provincial governor.

“Two children--one 14-year-old and one 10-year-old-- were killed in the blasts, and eight others, including a police officer, were wounded,” Adel said.

“Investigations are ongoing and more details will be shared soon,” he said.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the blasts. 

Two Children Killed in Balkh Explosions

Two children--one 14 and the other 10 years old--were killed in the blasts, according to Balkh police.

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At least two people were killed and eight others were wounded in back-to-back explosions in Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of Balkh province, on Tuesday morning, local officials said.

The blast happened around 8:30 am local time after explosive devices exploded close to the regional hospital in Mazar-e-Sharif, said Adel Shah Adel, a spokesman for the provincial governor.

“Two children--one 14-year-old and one 10-year-old-- were killed in the blasts, and eight others, including a police officer, were wounded,” Adel said.

“Investigations are ongoing and more details will be shared soon,” he said.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the blasts. 

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