Two Blasts Hit Farmer’s Day Ceremony in Helmand

(Last Updated On: March 23, 2019)

Two Blast occurred during a ceremony to mark Farmer’s day in western Helmand province, local officials said on Saturday.

According to the officials, the explosions happened on Saturday morning at the ceremony at a stadium in Lashakrgah city, the provincial capital of the province.

At least three people were killed and 30 others including the Provincial chief of the Information & Cultural Department, two members of the provincial council and a military official were injured in the blasts.

The Taliban in a statement has claimed responsibility for the attack. 

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