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Blast hits Afghan election rally in Takhar, 12 dead, dozens wounded

An explosion went off at a parliamentary election rally in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar on Saturday.
Blast hits Afghan election rally in Takhar, 12 dead, dozens wounded
The blast happened in Rostaq district and the event belonged to a female candidate.
At least 12 people were killed while 32 more were wounded in the bombing which was caused by a suicide attacker, said Khalil Aseer, a spokesman for provincial police.
The victims included also security personnel, he added.
There was no immediate claim of respnsibility for the attack which comes a week before the parliamentary election takes place.
 
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Saturday 13 October 2018 14:13
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