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    At Least 10 People Injured in Magnetic Bomb Blast in Kabul - Authorities

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    KABUL (Sputnik) - At least 10 people suffered injuries in Kabul on Monday morning after a bus carrying the staff of the Afghan Haji and Religious Affairs Ministry was hit by a magnetic bomb explosion, an Interior Ministry official said.

    "At 07:45 a.m. [03:15 GMT], in the second police district [in Kabul], a bus with government employees was targeted by a bomb blast, as a result of which we have received two wounded people so far," Wahidullah Mayar tweeted.

    READ MORE: Bomb Kills 3, Injures 20 During Prayers in Kabul Mosque —Ministry

    A spokesman for the Public Health Ministry said that two people had been hospitalized after the attack.

    ​No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

    The attack comes just a few days after at least two people, including an imam, were killed and 17 others were injured in a bomb blast at a mosque in Kabul during prayers.


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