Grenade attack on wedding in Badakhshan injures 15

A hand grenade attack on a wedding party wounded at least 15 people in Badakhshan province, provincial police confirmed Friday.

Sanaullah Rohani, a spokesman for Badakhshan police, told Ariana News that the incident occurred at around 10:30 pm Thursday in Batash village in PD^7 of Faizabad city, the capital of the province.

Rohani stated that 15 civilians were injured when an unknown attacker threw one hand grenade into the ceremony.

He added that the culprit succeeded to flee the area.

He added, so far, the motive behind the attack is not determined, but investigations are underway.

No group or individual, including the Taliban, has claimed responsibility for the attack.