February 08, 2018

Twin explosions rock Kandahar city in South of Afghanistan

By Khaama Press - Tue May 16 2017, 9:36 pm

According to the local government and security officials, the incident took place in the first police district of the city.

The officials further added that the incident took place around 8:20 pm local time targeting the security forces.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Samim Khpolwak confirmed the incident and said at least one civilian was killed in the explosions.

He said at least ten others including civilians and security personnel were wounded in the incident.

No group including the Taliban insurgents has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident yet.

Earlier reports indicated at least one person was killed and around twelve others were wounded in the attack.

According to the security sources, the target of the coordinated explosions was the security posts located in Madad roundabout.

The security situation in Kandahar had improved during the recent years however the insurgents have increased their attacks in several southern provinces, including Helmand that resulted into the deteriorating security Kandahar.

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