Friday, September 29, 2023

Governor compound attacked in western Farah province

Immigration News

According to local authorities in western Farah province, an explosion took place in front of the provincial governor compound on Saturday.

A local security official speaking on the condition of anonymity said at least 3 missiles were also fired on the governor’s compound.

The source did not disclose further information regarding the casualties as a result of the incident however he said there fears of civilians casualties.

In the meantime provincial governor spokesman Abdul Rahman Zhwandai said a number of civilians were injured and an Afghan woman was killed following the incident.

Mr. Zhwandai further added one of the missiles hit the main entry gate where a large number of visitors had gathered.

He said according to preliminary reports at least 20 people were injured and four individuals were in a critical condition.

He also said Afghan police forces managed to discover and seized a motorcycle packed with explosives from the parking lot of the governor compound.

No group including the Taliban militants have so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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