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    A cloud of smoke is seen after an explosion in Kandahar, Afghanistan May 22, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media

    Blast Kills Two People, Injures 25 in Afghanistan’s Kandahar (PHOTO)

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    The explosion that hit Afghanistan’s second-largest city of Kandahar killed at least 16 and wounded some 38 others, Reuters reported citing local officials.

    Previously, 1TF broadcaster reported, citing a source, that two people were killed and 25 more injured in an explosion that hit Afghanistan’s second-largest city of Kandahar.

    According to the 1TF broadcaster, an attacker detonated an explosive-laden vehicle. There are no other details yet.

    Security officials are working to establish the circumstances of the incident.

    No terrorist or extremist group has claimed responsibility for the bombing attack.

    Afghanistan has long been suffering from political, social and security instability due to the activity of the Taliban radical movement and the Islamic State terrorist organization, which is outlawed in Russia.

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