• publish: 4 July 2021
  • time: 4:28 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 18185
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Magnetic mine blast in Kandahar governor’s compound kills 2

The blast took place about 2:15 pm local time in Kandahar city on Sunday afternoon, security sources said.

The secretary of Kandahar’s governor and a security guard were killed, and another security guard was wounded, in a magnetic IED blast that occurred in a parking area in the governor’s compound in Kandahar city on Sunday afternoon, local security sources confirmed. 

The blast took place about 2:15 pm local time in Kandahar city as Mansour Ahmad, the secretary of Kandahar’s governor, entered the parking area in his vehicle, the sources said. 

“Mansour and a security guard were killed in the blast and another security guard was wounded,” said the sources.  

However, no group including the Taliban has immediately claimed responsibility for the blast.

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