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1 dead, 14 injured in Afghanistan’s Mazar-i-Sharif blast

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An Afghan National Army officer escorts a slightly injured boy from the site of a suicide attack on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif, AfghanistanAn Afghan National Army officer escorts a slightly injured boy from the site of a suicide attack on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan February 8, 2016. REUTERS/ Anil Usyan

Kabul: At least one civilian was killed and 14 others injured in a suicide attack in Mazar-i-Sharif city of Afghanistan’s Balkh province on Tuesday. Local officials said that a child and three women are among those injured. The officials said the blast took place at around 12.50 p.m. local time near a busy market in the city, reports the Tolo News.

Noor Mohammad Faiz, a doctor at Mazar-i-Sharif Hospital confirmed the reports and said that they have received one dead and 14 wounded following the explosion.