Dozens Of Casualties Reported In ‘Car Bomb’ Explosion In Balkh

An explosion in the Balkh district of the northern province led to many civilian casualties on Tueday morning.

“A bomb exploded at 8 am today near a veterinary clinic where army commandos were stationed in Balkh district,” Balkh Police spokesperson Adel Shah Adel told Reporterly.

The Ministry of Interior said a “car bomb” had exploded at around 9 am, and spokesperson Tariq Arian said details will be made available in a while.

In the meantime, the Ministry of Defence said that two civilians were killed and 35 others were wounded when a “truck bomb” exploded in Balkh.

They added that a commando was also killed and six more were wounded in the incident, while many houses in the vicinity were destroyed.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

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