• publish: 27 October 2020
  • time: 1:55 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 15825

Car bomb targets police special unit in Khost, Kills 2 wounded 20

A car bomb targeted the police special unit in Khost province on Tuesday morning, security officials confirmed.

Ministry of Interior (MoI) also confirms the attack and said that at least 25 people wounded in the attack.

“At least two people were killed and 25 others including 10 civilians were wounded in a car bomb at a police special unit in Khost province,” said Tariq Arian, a spokesman for the MoI.

Arian said that the attackers have been prevented from entering the center.

According to the officials the attackers entered the police special unit and are fighting with the forces inside the unit.

Daoud Tarakhel, provincial police chief, confirmed that a group of attackers entered the center and are fighting with security forces.

Taleb Mangal, provincial governor spokesman while confirms the attack said that the incident occurred around 06:00 o’clock.

“A car bomb detonated close to the wall of the police special unit,” said Mangal.

No group including the Taliban yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

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