Roadside mine blast in northern Afghanistan kills eight

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ANI Baghlan Nov 04, 2019, 06.10 PM (IST)

A roadside mine blast in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province on Monday killed at least eight people, including four children.

According to police, "Four children, two women and two men were killed and six other civilians, including children, were wounded," as quoted by Tolo News.
Soon after the blast, the victims were taken to a local hospital.

The blast occurred at the Dand-e-Shahabuddin, the capital area of Baghlan province, officials at the provincial police headquarters confirmed.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast.