Eight people are killed in the result of an explosion in northern Afghanistan, in the Chemtal region of Balkh province, the head of the administration of the region Chemtal Abdul Matin Khojazade said.

“The explosive device was allegedly placed by the Taliban at the side of one of the central roads”, – said Khojazade.

According to him, the explosion occurred when the car carrying civilians.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the situation.

Earlier it was reported that in Afghanistan August 18, detonated a minibus on a mine killed at least nine civilians.

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