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Kabul [Afghanistan], November 24 (ANI): As many as 17 people have been killed and more than 50 people were injured in two explosions in Afghanistan's Bamiyan city, which is one of the most secure provinces, on Tuesday.

Citing local officials, TOLO News reported that the explosions happened in a local market in the city of Bamiyan, the center of Bamiyan province.

Till now, no group has claimed responsibility for the blasts.

This is the first time that such explosions are happening in the province as Bamiyan is one of the most secure provinces and is visited by thousands of tourists every year, TOLO News said.

This comes amid President Ashraf Ghani, during the meeting on Regional Cooperation on Afghanistan, reiterating that a strong regional consensus is essential to create sustainable peace.

Speaking on the measures that will help Afghanistan, the President further said, "Taking advantage of the consensus among regional leaders on the centrality of regional cooperation and connectivity, develop a process and a strategy for political consensus on cooperation and support for peace and prosperity in Afghanistan and an investment program to enhance regional connectivity." (ANI)

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