Car Bomb Kills at Least 40 Afghan Soldiers

A car bomb attack in Ghazni, Afghanistan’s central province, killed at least 40 Afghan soldiers and wounded 24.

A car bomb attack in Ghazni, Afghanistan’s central province, killed at least 40 Afghan soldiers and wounded 24.

An attacker ignited an explosive packed vehicle in front of a security base in the Deh Yak district.

The explosive has damaged civilian residences that were near the compound, and caused several casualties.

Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian has confirmed that there was an explosive. 

However, they  did not provide further information on the target or possible casualties.

According to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, the security forces confronted the attacker as he attempted to enter the base. 

However, no group was able to claim responsibility yet.


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