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Deadly explosion hits Afghan city

At least three killed and 20 others injured in blast in Kandahar city's cattle market, local officials say.

    Deadly explosion hits Afghan city

    An explosion has taken place in a market in Afghanistan's Kandahar city, killing at least three people, local officials say.

    At least 20 people were also injured in the blast, Javed Faisal, a spokesperson for the provincial governor, told Al Jazeera.

    The explosives were fixed to a cart in the city's cattle market, Faisal said.

    All those injured and killed were civilians, according to the government.


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