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Afghanistan: Premature car bomb explosion leaves 13 hurt

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 29 Nov 2019

Afghanistan: Premature car bomb explosion leaves 13 hurt
Kabul: At least 13 people were hurt as a Taliban planted car bomb went off prematurely in a residential area in northern Sar-e Pul province of Afghanistan, media reports said on Friday.

The blast left 10 houses damaged.

 

According to a statement released by 209th Shaheen Corps in the North, the Taliban militants were looking to carry out a car bomb attack using a Jeep vehicle packed with explosives, Khaama Press reported.

 

However, the Afghan forces identified the car bomb before the militants could drive it to the provincial capital where they wanted to detonate it, reported the news agency.

 

The statement further added that a clash broke out after along Sayad district highway after the Afghan forces traced the car bomb which went off prematurely, reported the news agency.

 

The Taliban group did not comment on the incident.




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