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Two Killed, Eight Injured In Car Bomb Blast In Western Afghanistan

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HERAT, Afghanistan, Apr 2 (NNN-ANA) – At least two people were killed and eight others wounded, in a car bomb blast in Afghanistan’s western province of Herat yesterday, a provincial public health official confirmed.

“Based on initial information, two were killed and eight wounded in the car bomb blast. The injured were admitted to a regional hospital in the provincial capital Herat city…,” Mirwais Jalali, physician-in-chief of Herat Regional Hospital, said.

The wounded were receiving treatment in an intensive care unit, he said.

The incident occurred in Jebraheel locality of Herat city last night, a provincial security source said earlier.

He said the Taliban security forces have cordoned off the area for precautionary measures.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

Afghanistan’s Taliban-led administration has vowed to crack down on outlaws and criminals, to ensure law and order in the country.

– NNN-ANA

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