President Ghani orders probe in Afghanistan tanker explosion

ANI | Updated: Nov 02, 2017 19:52 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 2 (ANI): Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has ordered an investigation into the deadly fuel tanker explosion in the country's northern Parwan province that left at least 15 persons dead and 25 others injured.

Officials have been instructed to take immediate steps to assist those who sustained injuries in the incident and to launch an investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident, reported Khaama Press, quoting the Office of the Afghan President, ARG Palace.

The incident took place late on Wednesday night when a magnetic bomb planted in an oil tanker went off, setting a bus ablaze and leaving many people dead or wounded.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the incident. (ANI)

iocl