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6 dead in a massive suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's Kunduz city

By Vishal S

Kabul, Sep 2: At least six people were killed and 17 injured in a bomb blast in Afghanistan's Kunduz city. The blast is said to taken place in the outskirts of Kunduz city. A suicide bomber carried out the attack.

Six security forces personnel are said to have died, Tolo News reported.

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"A suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest outside a Highway Police Station. The latest information found six security personnel were martyred and 17 people were wounded in the incident," Xinhua News quoted Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi as saying.

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The incident, as per Xinhua report, occurred roughly at 3:00 p.m. local time in Bandar-e-Kabul locality. Those among the injured were seven security personnel and 10 civilian passersby, the official added.

On August 7, at least 95 people were injured when a car bomb exploded outside a police station in the Afghan capital, Kabul. The bomber detonated his car at a security checkpoint. A military training school was also located nearby.

On July 19, a massive blast near Kabul University in Afghanistan's capital left at least four dead and many injured.

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