10 killed in Kabul’s twin blasts during ‘power line’ protest

Kabul, July 22 : Twin blasts rocked Kabul's Dehmazang Circle this afternoon killing at least 10 people and wounding scores during protests over the government's planned 500 kv power line project through Salang. The police is yet to provide details on the explosives used to carry out the blasts. Preliminary reports suggest at least 10 people have been killed after a suicide bomber targeted the demonstration participants, reports the Khaama Press. So far, the number of people killed or wounded has also not been disclosed officially by the authorities, but an image posted on social media shows more than a dozen casualties. The protestors want the government's plan to route the new 500kV power line diverted through Bamiyan.