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Four dead, 16 injured as blast hits outside Kabul university
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Four dead, 16 injured as blast hits outside Kabul university

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Kabul, Jul 19 : At least four people were killed and 16 others injured as a blast hit south gate of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on early Friday.

"Four people have been martyred (killed) and 16 more wounded as a result of today's explosion in Kabul. All the wounded patients were evacuated to our hospitals and have been receiving the required treatment," the ministry spokesman, Wahidullah Mayar said in a tweet.

Nasrat Rahimi, the Interior Ministry spokesman, wrote on Facebook that the blast had targeted the university west gate. The blast took place at 0710 hrs (local time) when a number of students were gathered to enter the Master degree examination, an official said, adding a girl is among those injured in the blast.

So far no militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack. (UNI)