Local residents help carry victims for the first aid care after a car-bomb rocked Police HQ in Ghor province Sunday morning, Oct. 18, 2020 [Photo: Zabihullah Wafa/Khaama Press]

GHOR, Afghanistan – At least 12 people has been reported dead after a vehicle fully loaded with explosive devices went off near Police Headquarter in Ghor province Sunday, local authorities confirmed.

The blast also wounded 100 people in the area.

Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior Affairs, said in a tweet the incident occurred at around 11 a.m. local time, inflicting heavy lose to people and area.

According to Arian, at least some 100 people have been affected as the blast rocked police HQ in front of the department of martyr and women affairs.

“This huge crime and act is unforgivable,” he said in a tweet.

No group or individual has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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  • Muhammad Arif Sheva holds a B.A degree in Journalism from Int'l Peace Leadership College Rizal, Philippines. Sheva works as an editor and content writer for Khaama Press.