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    Suicide Blast Hits Central Afghanistan, Casualties Reported

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    A suicide bomber on Tuesday detonated an explosive-laden car in the central Afghan province of Parwan, killing at least six people and injuring over 15, including women and children, local media said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the TOLO news portal, the incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. local time (5:00 GMT) in the Seyagerd district of the province. The media added, citing the district governor, Sayed Sediqqi, that the attack took place near a local school.

    ​Afghanistan is experiencing political, social and security instability, as the Taliban movement and other radical extremist organizations such as Islamic State, which is prohibited in many countries, including the United States and Russia, continue to stage attacks against civilian and state targets.

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