At Least Six Injured As Blast Rocks Mazar-i-Sharif City

Wednesday, 08/24/2022

Local sources reported an explosion in Mazar-i-Sharif city on Wednesday. Sources added that this incident occurred near Balkh Gate at 11 am.

Taliban’s head of Public Health Directorate in Balkh province said that at least six people got injured as the result of the explosion.

Taliban’s security officials in Balkh said that the explosion took place in Police District 4 and the blast occurred when the explosives were in the perpetrator's hand. Taliban added that no one was hurt in the incident.

However, Najibullah Tawana, head of Public Health Directorate in Balkh province, reported that six people have been injured in the incident and said that the condition of one of the injured is critical.

A video of the incident which has been shared on social media depicts several injured people.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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