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Afghanistan

Casualties Reported In Separate Blasts In North Afghanistan

The wreckage of a motorcycle lies at the site of a bomb blast in Aqcha district in the northern province of Jawzjan on July 25.
The wreckage of a motorcycle lies at the site of a bomb blast in Aqcha district in the northern province of Jawzjan on July 25.
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Two separate blasts in northern Afghanistan have killed at least three people and injured at least 11 more.

Afghan officials said on July 25 that a policemen and a civilian were killed in a bomb blast in the Aqcha district in the northwestern province of Jawzjan.

The attack wounded 10 more people.

Another attack in the northeastern province of Konduz killed one security official and wounded another civilian.

Officials said the attacked targeted a police station in the regional capital, Konduz city.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Afghanistan's relatively peaceful northern regions have come under increased attacks by the Taliban militants in recent years.

Based on reporting by Pajhwok.com and RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan

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