5 dead, 32 injured in Afghan car bomb blast

Kabul, Aug 25 : Five people were killed and 32 others injured after a suicide car bombing took place outside a special forces’ camp in Afghanistan’s Balkh province on Tuesday, an army source saidd.

The incident occurred in Balkh district, and the victims were shifted to military and civilian hospitals by ambulances and army vehicles, Hanif Rezai, spokesman of army Corps 209 Shaheen based in the region, told Xinhua news agency.

The victims comprised two soldiers and three civilian, while the injured included six military personnel, he said.

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More details were awaited as an investigation is underway into the incident, Rezai added.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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