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At Least Five Killed, 10 Wounded In Blasts In Kabul


An Afghan National Army soldier stands near the site of a blast in Kabul on July 25.

Three explosions were reported in eastern Kabul on July 25 in the morning, killing at least seven people and wounding 21, officials say.

A suicide bomber blew himself up near a bus carrying Mining Ministry employees, Wahidullah Mayar, a spokesperson for the Afghan Health Ministry, told RFE/RL.

Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said all the victims were government workers.

Rahimi said two other blasts had occurred, including a car bomb, also in eastern Kabul.

Based on reporting by AP, Reuters, and AFP
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