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Two explosions in Afghanistan.

Image Credit: Omar Sobhani/Reuters

On Sunday, two explosions struck Afghanistan. The two explosions occurred in different cities, one in Kabul and another in in the city of Lashkargah, Southern Afghanistan.

The first explosion occurred in Kabul. A roadside bomb targeted a police car, killing the driver and a nearby child. Five other civilians including a child, were injured in the explosion.

The second explosion occurred in Lashkargah in the South of Afghanistan. The bomb targeted a crowded market in the Southern Helmand province. One civilian was confirmed dead in the blast while 15 were injured. Two policeman were among the injured.

So far, no group has claimed responsibility, but the Afghan government usually blames the Taliban when noone claims responsibility. The country is experiencing a spike in violence, attributed to Taliban and also ISIS, that carry out several terrorist attacks around the country. On Saturday, three explosions rocked Kabul, killing five. Read more about this here:

https://whatnownews24.com/2021/02/20/three-explosions-in-kabul-afghanistan/

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