• publish: 5 May 2019
  • time: 2:09 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 8116
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Coordinated attack reported on police headquarters in Baghlan province

A heavy explosion rocked Pul-e-Khumri city, the provincial capital of northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan this afternoon amid reports a number of armed militants have launched a coordinated attack on Police Headquarters of the province.

Photos circulating on social media purportedly show thick plume of smoke rising from the site of an explosion.

A provincial council member confirmed that a suicide bomber detonated his explosives close to the Police Headquarters of Baghlan and three others intruded into the compound sparking a heavy clash which still continues between the assailants and security forces.

There are no reports regarding the type of explosion and possible casualties.

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