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Bomb Explosion Kills 8 in Northeast Afghanistan: Officials

Bomb Explosion Kills 8 in Northeast Afghanistan: Officials
Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:25:30

At least eight people were killed and 18 injured Monday morning when a motorcycle bomb exploded in a crowded market in Afghanistan's northeastern Badakhshan province, local authorities said.

“Our initial information is eight people were martyred, and 18 others were wounded, all the victims are civilians,” the Badakhshan provincial governor’s spokesman Naweed Froutan told AFP, adding that the death toll is set to rise.

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