Six civilians killed in Afghanistan blast

Kabul, Feb 8 (IANS) At least six civilians were killed and nine injured as an explosion rocked Afghanistan’s Paktika province on Monday, an official said.

The blast occurred in front of a bakery in Yahya Khil district killing six persons and injuring nine others, Xinhua quoted the official as saying.

All the victims were civilians, the official said, adding no security personnel were present at the site during the blast.

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