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World Blast targets UN vehicle in Afghanistan, kills 1 foreigner

13:30  25 november  2019
13:30  25 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A United Nations vehicle was targeted in a bombing Sunday in the Afghan capital and initial reports indicated at least one The blast targeted the vehicle on one of the busiest roads in the city, in police district 9, according to Rahimi. No one immediately claimed

A United Nations vehicle was targeted in a bombing Sunday in the Afghan capital Kabul and initial reports indicated at least one foreign citizen was killed , an Afghan official said. The blast targeted the vehicle on one of the busiest roads in the city, in police district 9, according to Rahimi.

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A foreign national was killed in a grenade attack targeting a United Nations vehicle in Afghanistan 's capital Kabul on Sunday. The attack happened on a road frequently used by the UN shuttling workers between central Kabul and a large UN compound on its outskirts.

An Afghan official says a United Nations vehicle was targeted in a bombing in the Afghan capital and initial reports indicated at least one foreign citizen was Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan , Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. An Afghan official said the blast in that

Nasrat Rahimi, Interior Ministry spokesman, said five others, including two Afghan U.N. workers, were wounded in the attack. The vehicle was heavily damaged.

The blast targeted the vehicle on one of the busiest roads in the city, in police district 9, according to Rahimi.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but both Taliban and the Islamic State group are active in the capital and have repeatedly claimed previous attacks.

The Taliban control or hold sway over about half of Afghanistan, staging near-daily attacks that target Afghan forces and government officials across the country.

In central Daykundi Province, at least eight soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters stormed their checkpoint, said provincial Gov. Anwar Rahmati. He said four other soldiers were wounded in the hours-long gunbattle.

Rahmati said reinforcements were dispatched early Sunday to the area in Kajran district, driving off the insurgents, killing at least 20 of them.

Qari Yusouf Ahmadi, a Taliban spokesman, claimed responsibility for the checkpoint attack. He disputed the Taliban casualty figures provided by the governor and said the insurgents had seized weapons and ammunition.


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