18 May 2017

News Story: One killed, 12 injured in S. Afghan blasts

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, May 17 (Xinhua) -- One civilian was killed and one dozen people wounded after a twin blasts rocked Kandahar city, capital of Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar Tuesday night, the provincial government spokesman said on Wednesday.

"The first blast came in Chaok-e-Madad locality roughly at 8:30 p.m. local time Tuesday and the second explosion occurred minutes later when responding police was inspecting the site," spokesman Samim Khpalwak told Xinhua.

The injured, included three police officers and nine civilians, were shifted to Mirwais Hospital in the city, 450 km south of the Afghan capital of Kabul.

Read the full story at Xinhua