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Car Bomb Explosion in Paktia Leaves Five Civilians Dead

A car bomb exploded in front of the gate of a Defense Ministry facility in Gardiz city, the center of eastern Paktia province, on Thursday morning, leaving five civilians dead, according to an army spokesman.
Car Bomb Explosion in Paktia Leaves Five Civilians Dead
Aimal Mohmand, a spokesman for the Afghan National Army's 203 Thunder Corps, said that 19 others--including five security force members--were wounded in the explosion.
He added that the explosives were placed in a Mazda truck that was detonated in front of the gate of the facility at around 8:30am.
Photos on social media from the attack scene show the building has been destroyed in the explosion.
So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack. 
 
Source : Afghan Voce Agency(AVA)
Thursday 14 May 2020 10:20
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