clashes in UruzganAccording to local authorities in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, a suicide bomber was shot dead by Afghan police forces before the suspected bomber managed to carry out suicide attack.

Spokesman for the provincial security department, Farid Ayel confirming the report said the suicide bomber was shot dead late Tuesday in Tarinkot city.

Mr. Ayel further added that the suicide bomber was looking to attack a police compound in Tarinkot city around 6pm local time, and was recognized and shot dead by police forces.

He also added that Afghan security forces did not suffer any casualties following the incident and only the suicide bomber was killed.

Anti-government armed militant groups yet to comment regarding the incident.

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  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.