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Blast in northeastern Takhar injuries at least two people

A blast rocked Taloqan city, the capital of northeastern Takhar province, injuring at least two people.

Mobeen Safi, Taliban’s provincial spokesperson, said that the blast occurred on Tuesday at 4:20 pm in PD 2 area of the city.

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was placed in a civilian car, Safi said, adding that two people were injured.

An investigation is underway.

Safi did not provide further information.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

On Monday, a blast ripped through a hotel near Spin mosque in southeastern Khost province, killing at least three people and injuring seven others.