PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, May 26 (Xinhua) -- At least 16 people have been confirmed wounded after a blast rocked Pul-e-Khumri city, the capital of Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province, on Friday, local media reported.
Quoting an anonymous source, private media outlet the Salam Watandar reported that at least 16 people had been taken to a hospital for medical treatment.
Eyewitnesses who declined to give their names told Xinhua that security forces had cordoned off the area and ambulances were seen running around the city to transport the wounded.
The Taliban administration has yet to make a comment. No group or individual has claimed responsibility. ■