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PublishDate: Wednesday, January 29, 201416:55

Suicide car bombing hit Afghan army vehicles in Ghazni

The Taliban militant group claimed responsibility behind the incident and said several Afghan army soldiers and policemen were killed or injured in the attack.

According to local authorities in eastern Ghazni, a convoy of the Afghan army was hit by a car bomb near a military check post in this province.
Preliminary reports suggest at least two Afghan army soldier were killed and another soldier was injured in the attack.
Two suicide bombers were also killed following the incident, which took place on Wednesday afternoon. 
The incident took place after the suicide bombers rammed a vehicle packed with explosives near an Afghan army check post in Qarabagh district.
In the meantime, a number of Afghan policemen were also killed in the attack.
The Taliban militant group claimed responsibility behind the incident and said several Afghan army soldiers and policemen were killed or injured in the attack.
Ghazni is among the volatile provinces where Taliban militants are openly operating in its various districts, and frequently carry out insurgency attacks against the Afghan security forces and government officials.

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