Explosion at election rally in northern Afghanistan, several injured-official

KABUL: An explosion at an election rally in Afghanistan’s northeast province of Takhar left several injured, Afghan officials said on Saturday.

Bordering Tajikistan, Takhar province has long been a hot bed of Taliban insurgency.

Afghanistan is set to hold parliamentary polls on Oct.20.

(Reporting by Sardar Razmal, Abdul Qadir Sediqi, Writing by Rupam Jain; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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