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Reported security incidents
#1: An explosion ripped through a rickshaw on Tuesday, killing at least three people and wounding four others in Peshawar, officials said. The blast occurred at Chamkani, a suburb of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, which borders Afghanistan and has been a target of Taliban suicide attacks and bombings. “At least three people were killed in an explosion in a rickshaw near a police check point,” said local police official Shaukat Ali.
#2: An Afghan police officer was killed and two others were injured following an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan. According to local government officials, the incident took place on Wednesday in Qalat city.