15 Afghans dead, 50 injured in bank explosion

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Afghanistan: According to the information given by the authorities, in an incident that took place in Helmand province today that killed at least 15 Afghans and 50 others got injured in a blast and gunfire at a bank.

Talking to the media, the official spokesperson went on to say: “A suicide car bomber and gunfire struck Kabul Bank branch at around midday in Lashkar Gah city.”

He added that several civilians and security personnel were waiting to enter the building to receive their wages when the attack happened.

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The injured were shifted to a hospital. The number of casualties was likely to rise.

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