(BNA): Thirty people were martyred and about 60 others were injured in an explosion in central Logar yesterday evening. A car packed explosive exploded in front of Logar provincial hospital in the first security district of Pu-e-Alam, the capital of the province about 6:50 yesterday evening. According to initial reports, 30 people were martyred and about 60 others were injured in the blast. The dead and wounded are said to be civilians, and the death toll is likely to rise. The blast also caused severe damage to peoples’ homes and the Logar Provincial Hospital. Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian says police are transporting the injured to hospital. Logar provincial council chairman Hasibullah Stanekzai said the death toll was likely to rise. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.