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2 dead, 14 wounded in Kandahar blast

KABUL:  A powerful blast inside a police station in Kandahar city today morning killed two people and wounded 14 others, officials said.

The official who wished to go unnamed said police were transporting explosives when exploded in Mirwais area on the outskirts of 8th police district, which also left 14 others wounded.

Seven policemen were among those injured in the powerful blast, he added. Sami Ullah, a resident of the locality, told Pajhwok Afghan News it was a huge blast, which partially damaged dozens of houses.

He said scores of people were buried under the debris and the death toll could surge. A health official at the Mirwais Hospital said a dead body and 14 others were admitted to the hospital.

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