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PublishDate: Tuesday, December 8, 202009:30

Security Forces Foil Car Bomb Blast in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) foiled an attempted car blast during an operation in Zherai district of Kandahar province, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement Tuesday.

Officials did not provide further details on how the plot was halted but said the terrorist was identified before he succeed in his target of attacking security forces.

 

A #suicide_attacker was identified and eliminated with his car bomb by #ANA when he wanted to attack ANDSF in Zherai district of #Kandahar prov,” said the MoD in a tweet.

According to the statement, “Fortunately, the ANDSF were not harmed in the incident.”

The Taliban did not immediately comment on the incident.

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