Afghanistan: Blast in Khost province kills 1, wounds 17

One person has been confirmed dead and 17 others were injured as an explosive device went off in a religious school in Khost city, capital of eastern Khost province on Wednesday, a provincial official said Thursday.

He said that a student was busy in dismantling a mine when the device exploded and inflicted the casualties, adding that the injured were in stable condition.

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Source: XINHUANET/TOLO News – Twitter