Jan 7, 2019, 4:04 PM
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8 civilians killed, 12 more injured in eastern Afghanistan

Kabul, Jan 7, IRNA – Afghan sources announced that explosion of an improvised explosive device has claimed the lives of eight civilians and injured 12 others in Paktika Province, eastern Afghanistan on Monday.

Explosion happened in Janikhel District and killed two kids.

Head of Paktika hospital Mohammad Rafi Rahel told local media that the dead bodies of the victims and those who were injured have been transported to hospital.

The injured civilians are in serious conditions, he added.

No groups or individual have yet claimed the responsibility for the attack.

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