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Dozens killed or injured in Afghanistan car bomb explosion

Dozens killed or injured in Afghanistan car bomb explosion

India Blooms News Service | | 22 Jun 2017, 03:17 pm
Kabul, June 22 (IBNS) : Scores of people died or wounded when a car bomb exploded close to a bank in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan early on Thursday, state-run news agency Khaama Press reported.

The incident took place  close to the Kabul Bank branch in Lashkargah city, the provincial capital of Helmand.

The provincial governor’s spokesman confirmed the incident and said preliminary reports indicate at least 15 people were killed in the attack.

He said more than 50 people were also wounded and there are fears that the  toll will climb as hundreds of people had gathered near the bank compound to collect their salaries.

Further details to follow when new information becomes available.