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Kabul: Rockets strike residential areas, several killed

Twenty-three rockets have struck Kabul, Afghan, hitting areas in the centre and the north. According to Tariq Arian, spokesman for the interior ministry, the rockets were fired from a small truck. The regional Islamic State group claimed responsibility. At least eight people have been killed, over 30 wounded.

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Iran: Blast at power plant in Isfahan province

According to a report from IRNA news agency, an explosion occurred at a power plant in Iran's central Isfahan province on Sunday, causing a power interruption that lasted two hours.

The blast, which was said not to have caused any injuries, was caused by wear and tear on a transformer at the power plant, the managing director of the Isfahan power company told the official IRNA news agency.