Afghan Taliban claim responsibility for Kandahar bombing, several US - NATO forces casualties feared


KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Foreign forces convoy was struck by a car-bombing on Monday in the Dand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said.

Police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the car-bombing on foreign forces procession happened in the Ghulaman area at around 3:30pm.

He feared casualties in the attack but lacked exact information about dead and injured personnel.

Governor spokesman Qudratullah Khoshbakht confirmed the incident and said they had made some calls to get information about casualties but were unsuccessful.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. The group’s spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi said they carried out the attack and inflicted casualties on several foreign forces.

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