On Wednesday, another large explosion was reported in Kandahar, Afghanistan—just a day after a spate of bombings killed more than 40 people in that city—as the outcome of last week’s election still hung in the balance. —KA
The explosion was reported close to the site of Tuesday’s car bomb attack.
There are reports of casualties. A local official told the BBC the injured were being taken to hospital.
Kandahar, a Taliban stronghold, has seen a number of attacks in 2009. It comes as counting continues following Thursday’s presidential election.