23 Wounded in Afghan Blast

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern Afghanistan say twin bomb blasts have injured at least 23 people, including at least seven security personnel.

Authorities say the explosions tore through a market Monday in Baghlan province.

The French news agency says the second explosion happened after security forces arrived to investigate the initial blast and that half of those wounded were children.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.