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Second explosion of the day reported in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN (OBSERVATORY) – At least seven people were killed, and another ten were injured in an explosion at the voter registration center in Baghlan province in north-eastern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported citing security officials.

Earlier on Sunday, a suicide bomber launched an explosive device at the center for registration of voters in Kabul. According to the latest information, 31 people died in the explosion, more than 50 were injured. While no group in the region took responsibility for what happened.

The explosion in the city of Puli-Khumri was thundered at about 12.00 local time. Victims and victims include women and children.

Against the background of preparations for the parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, a number of incidents have already occurred. In particular, on Wednesday militants of the radical movement “Taliban” kidnapped three employees of the election commission of Afghanistan from the center of registration of voters in the province of Gur.

The combined elections to the parliament and the district councils of Afghanistan are planned for October 2018, the registration of voters in the country started on April 14. After the opening of the registration of voters, the President of Afghanistan invited the radical movement “Taliban” to return to the peace process as a political movement and take part in the elections.

The Taliban refused the offer.