23 students hurt in Afghan varsity blast

KABUL:At least 23 students were injured on Tuesday in an explosion inside a university classroom in the Afghan city of Ghazni, an official said.

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Kabul, October 8

At least 23 students were injured on Tuesday in an explosion inside a university classroom in the Afghan city of Ghazni, an official said.

The explosion took place around 9.40 am inside a classroom of the Literature Faculty in the University of Ghazni while a session was underway, the provincial governor’s spokesperson, Arif Noori, told Efe news.

Police spokesman Ahmad Khan Sirat said as per the latest information, 23 university students had been injured in the blast, which was caused by an IED. 

The attack comes a day after a bus carrying army recruits was targeted in Nangarhar province. — IANS

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