Civilians Killed in Faryab Bomb Blast

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At least four civilians have been killed and nine more injured in a bomb blast in northern Faryab province, local officials said Tuesday.

The incident took place in a hotel in the Khwaja Sabz Posh district about 10:30am local time, when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off, provincial police chief Nabi Jan Mullahkhil told TOLOnews.

The injured have been shifted to a hospital in the district, he added.

Two suspects have been arrested over the incident and police investigations are continuing, he added.

No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

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