Car bomb explosion in Afghanistan kills, injure 29 Army, Police soldiers
Omar Zuwak, the spokesman for the Helmand governor, has said that among those wounded in the blast 12 are security personnel. The blast killed at least one military officer, he said.
In eastern Afghanistan, a bomb loaded on a motorcycle targeted the commander of Afghan Local Police (ALP) Babrai. Ten people were wounded in the explosion that followed. The blast occurred in Sorubi district of the province.
Another ALP commander Darya Khan Talash confirmed that the attack happened while Babrai was riding a motorcycle in Surobi bazar.
“Babrai and three of his guards and six civilians were wounded in the blast,” he said.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Earlier in the day, Daesh militants attacked a training center of Afghanistan’s intelligence agency-the National Directorate of Security (NDS) wounding at least two police officers.
The Daesh attack on a training center of the NDS in Afshar area of PD5 capital Kabul on Monday ended after six hours of clashes with security forces, security officials said.
According to the NDS, there were three attackers and they used an under-construction building to for targeting the center. All three attackers were gunned downed.
“The attackers had a car (white Corolla) full of explosives. The car was exploded by the special forces,” said Mohammad Sadiq Muradi, deputy head of security affairs at the Kabul Police Headquarters.