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Official: Threatened Afghan journalist wounded by bomb blast

AP  |  Kabul 

An Afghan says a who has long been threatened has been wounded in a bomb blast in southern province.

Omar Zwak, for the governor, says Nesar was wounded by a sticky bomb that exploded as he was heading to the office in his vehicle. It happened in the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, on Tuesday.

Zwak said Ahmadi had a leg wound and was transferred to for further treatment.

He is the and also a for Sabahoon television broadcaster in

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but insurgents are active in southern especially in Helmand.

The have been carrying out near-daily attacks across

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 10:55 IST