The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or Daesh has claimed accountability for two bomb blasts in Mazar-e-Sharif city of the northern Balkh province that killed at least nine and injured 13 more civilians.
The terror group has claimed 30 people to be affected after the explosions.
The Two explosions took place only minutes before people break their fast and at a time when commuters were rushing home to do so.
Asif Waziri, spokesperson of the city’s police said the target is apparently Shiite people.
based on the information of Waziri, one IED hit a van while the second one exploded in a van station in Police District three of the city.
This comes only a week after ISIS targeted a mosque named Sih Dokan in the northern Afghan city killing and injuring tens of Shiite worshipers.
The Thursday’s blasts also occurred days after Kunduz province’s blast that hit a mosque of Suni Muslims resulting in the killing of 33 worshipers and wounding of 43 more.
The ongoing holy month of Ramadan is found to be too deadly for the Afghan citizens as explosions in provinces and the Afghan capital Kabul claimed the lives of tens of innocent people mostly worshipers at mosques and school students.
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Source: The Khaama Press News Agency