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Official: Bomb blast kills district official in Afghanistan

AP  |  Kabul 

An Afghan says a was killed when a bomb exploded inside his office in western

Gelani Farhad, for the in province, says Amir Haftbalah, for district, was killed in the attack Saturday afternoon.

Two other people who had come to visit Haftbalah in his office were wounded in the attack, he said.

Farhad said the governor's office has begun an investigation.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Farhad blamed insurgents who often target officials and security forces.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 17:25 IST