11 killed in Kandahar blast, UAE envoy among injured

11 killed in Kandahar blast, UAE envoy among injured

Kabul: At least 11 people were killed in an explosion at a provincial government guest house in Kandahar city of Afghanistan, officials said.
The incident happened Tuesday evening.
The UAE ambassador, another envoy and Kandahar Governor Hamayun Azizi were among those injured in the explosion, provincial spokesperson Samim Khpolwak, who is himself injured, told TOLOnews.
He said at least four Arabs, who were bodyguards, were among those killed. A source told TOLOnews the governor was in a serious condition.
Also, the Kandahar police chief, General Abdul Raziq, who was also at the guesthouse at the time of the explosion, was unharmed.
The explosion took place during a high-level meeting at the guest house. No group has claimed responsibility yet for the attack. (Agencies)

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