23:59 GMT03 April 2020
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    KABUL (Sputnik) - One police officer has died, and two other people have suffered injuries after a bomb blast in the northern Afghan city of Mazari Sharif, a police spokesman said on Monday.

    According to Adil Shah Adil, a spokesman for law enforcement officials in Balkh province, the bomb was placed on a bicycle and detonated in the city’s eighth district.

    The police spokesman did not confirm if any individual or group had claimed responsibility for the blast.

    On 2 March, a motorcycle bomb exploded in the eastern province of Khost, killing three people and injuring seven others. A similar blast took place in Kabul on 27 February in the Afghan capital of Kabul, although the Taliban denied involvement.

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