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Foreigners among 20 militants killed in Zabul explosion

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Foreigners among 20 militants killed in Zabul explosion

Jan 30, 2017 - 13:03

QALAT (Pajhwok): More than 20 Afghan and foreign militants have been killed and several others wounded as result of a bomb explosion in the Arghandab district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Sunday.

Gul Islam Sayal, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place inside a house in the Bagh Bazaar locality of the district on the night between Sunday and Monday.

He said the house belonged to militants, who were making bombs. One of the explosive devices went off, killing more than 20 fighters and wounding several others Sayal added.

 A security official, who wished to go unnamed, confirmed the incident but had no specific casualty figures. The Talibaninfo-icon have not yet commended about the blast.



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