Three army personnel killed in Taliban suicide blast at Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan

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Kabul, Feb 8 (ANI): At least three Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel members have been killed in a suicide bombing in near ANA vehicle in Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Balkh province, said local officials.

According to TOLONews, 18 other ANA members, including three women, were injured.

The incident took place in Mazar at about 8:00am local time after a suicide car bomber detonated his explosives near the ANA staff vehicle close to 209 Shaheen Military Corps, a spokesman for acting provincial governor, Munir Ahmad, said.

The victims were rushed to the local military hospital, he said.

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. (ANI)

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