One Killed, Two Wounded in Balkh Explosion

At least one killed and two people were injured in an explosion in northern Balkh province, security officials said on Tuesday.

Provincial police spokesman Adel Shah Adel told Reporterly that the blast happened this morning in PD5 area of Mazar-e-Sharif City.

“The explosion was as a result of a sticky bomb attached to a bicycle which went off at a distance of 1km from the Grand Blue mosque,” Adel added.

According to Adel, the target was the mourners of the 10th of Mahram.

10 / September 2019