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Explosion hits Afghan capital Kabul

08-05-2010 13:37 BJT

KABUL, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- A mine blast on Thursday morning in Afghan capital Kabul injured one civilian, a security official who declined to be named told Xinhua.

The mine was triggerred by remote control at around 5:30 a.m. nearby the Kabul stadium in the eighth district, said the official.

No group has yet to claim responsibility for the incident.

Anti-government militants have intensified their attacks in the war-torn country, including the capital amid tight security.

On July 20, a suicide explosion rocked east of Kabul, leaving two people dead and 20 others injured. Two days later, rockets hit Kabul while an international conference on Afghanistan was going to open in Kabul, but caused no casualties.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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