• publish: 7 July 2019
  • time: 12:43 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 9006

12 killed, dozens injured in a car bomb targeted NDS office in Ghazni

A suicide car bomber targeted a provincial office of the intelligence directorate (NDS) in PD3 of central Ghazni province, local officials confirmed.

The blast occurred in the center of Ghazni city early on Sunday morning.

Arif Noori, a spokesman for the provincial governor said that at least two security personnel, four civilians were killed and 49 civilians including students were injured in the attack.

However, the head of the provincial public health Zahir Shah Nekmal said that at least 88 wounded individuals including children have been taken to the hospitals.

The Taliban militant group claimed responsibility for the attack.

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