Despite ongoing peace talk, violence is being reported in Afghanistan. In a new case, one person was killed and 14 others were wounded in a blast that hit a car in Lashkargah city, capital of Helmand province, on Sunday morning.No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.
According to the Tolo news, the blast took place around 10:00 am local time in Lashkargah city, local officials said. The officials confirmed that one person was killed and others--including civilians were wounded.
Local officials did not provide further details about the incident. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.
Afghanistan has witnessed a sharp rise in violence. According to Data of Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission shows that in 2020, over 2,000 people were killed in incidents, for which no one claimed responsibility. Moreover, the US-Taliban deal, signed in Doha last year in February as resulted in an increase in violence in the nation.