A Wednesday morning explosion near Bagram military airbase has badly damaged a medical facility which was under construction, a Resolute Support spokesman told Khaama Press.

“Enemy forces conducted an attack on Bargram airfield this morning, targeting a medical facility being constructed to help the Afghan people who live near the base”, RS spokesperson said.

The attack was quickly contained and repelled by the ANDSF and Coalition partners, but the future medical facility was badly damaged, he said.

He also confirmed that there were no U.S or Coalition casualties and Bagram remained secure throughout the attack.

No individual or group has so far claimed the responsibility for this attack.

This comes as it is the fifth day of peace negotiations between the Taliban and U.S delegations in Doha, Qatar.

Taliban has set on the table with the U.S peace delegation to come to an agreement for a political settlement in Afghanistan.

Reduction of violence, Ceasefire and Intra-Afghan talks are the hot topics of the discussions, sources said.

Reports suggest that Taliban and U.S are likely to reach an agreement soon.

Suhail Shaheen, Taliban spokesperson in Doha said on Tuesday that foreign ministers from a number of countries and representatives of international organizations, especially the United Nations, will be invited to Qatar during the signing of the agreement.


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