Explosion in Afghan Capital Reportedly Kills 1, Injures 9 (PHOTOS)

© AP Photo / Massoud HossainiSecurity forces block the road at the site of an explosion in center of Kabul
Security forces block the road at the site of an explosion in center of Kabul - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An explosion has hit the central part of the Afghan capital of Kabul, killing one person and injuring nine others, the 1 TV broadcaster reported.

The blast occurred not far from the Ghazi Stadium near a sit-in camp in support of the rights of Pashtuns in Pakistan, the 1 TV broadcaster reported.

Further details of the incident remain unknown.

One day earlier, at least 12 were killed and 40 wounded in a car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's Helmand province. 

​READ MORE: Blast Hits Lashkargah City in Afghanistan, Casualties Reported

Afghanistan is in a state of political and social turmoil, with government forces fighting the continuing Taliban* insurgency, while other extremist groups, such as Daesh*, have also expanded their activities both in the country and in the neighboring states.

*Daesh (also known as ISIS/ISIL/IS) and Taliban are terrorist groups banned in Russia

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