Twin blasts in Afghan province of Bamiyan killed 14 people, injured 45 more - officials

The explosives were hidden at the side of a road in a main bazaar in Bamiyan city

  

KABUL - Twin blasts in the central Afghan province of Bamiyan killed at least 14 people and wounded 45 more, provincial officials said on Tuesday as the international community pledged assistance for Afghanistan in Geneva.

The explosives were hidden at the side of a road in a main bazaar in Bamiyan city that killed 12 civilians and two traffic policemen and wounded 45 other people, said Zabardast Safai, the police chief of the province.

(Reporting by Kabul Bureau, Writing by Hamid Shalizi, Editing by Catherine Evans) ((hamid.shalizi@thomsonreuters.com; +93 799 040 567; Reuters Messaging: hamid.shalizi.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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