The Afghan forces have arrested the main facilitator of truck bombing in Zabul which killed at least 39 people and wounded 140 others.

The Ministry of Defense said in a statement that the Special Forces arrested the facilitator of the attack and 8 others during a raid in Ghazni province.

The statement further added that the Special Forces also arrested 3 other bombing facilitators of Taliban and confiscated two car bombs during the raid.

The Taliban militants on Thursday detonated a medium sized truck packed with explosives close to a hospital in Zabul province.

The local officials say the explosion killed at least 39 people including two security personnel and wounded at least 140 others.

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