Blast kills 24, 31 injured near election rally for Afghan president
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  • 12:55 17 September 2019

Blast kills 24, 31 injured near election rally for Afghan president

A blast killed 24 people and injured 31 others near an election rally held by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in central Parwan province on Tuesday, a health official said, ONA  reports citing Reuters.

“Women and children are among them and most of the victims seems to be the civilians. Ambulances are still operating, and the number of casualties may rise,” said Abdul Qasim Sangin, head of the provincial hospital.

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