16 killed in Afghanistan blast

Provincial Governor Tooryalai Wesa said that at least 16 people were killed and 38 others wounded in the explosion, Ariana News reported.

Indo-Asian News Service
Kabul, Publish Date: May 22 2018 5:00PM | Updated Date: May 22 2018 5:00PM
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At least 16 people were killed when a vehicle, packed with explosives detonated in the southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, authorities said.

Provincial Governor Tooryalai Wesa said that at least 16 people were killed and 38 others wounded in the explosion, Ariana News reported. 

According to Wesa, the death toll is expected to rise, as most of the injured were in critical condition. 

No group, neither the Taliban or the Islamic State, have claimed responsibility for the incident.

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