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PublishDate: Saturday, January 30, 202111:15

Eight Security Force Members Killed in Nangarhar Blast: Official

Eight security force members were killed in a car bomb explosion that targeted a civil order forces unit in Shirzad district of the eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday morning, the provincial governor’s office confirmed.

Afghan voice agency (AVA)_The civil order forces unit operates under the #Afghan_National_Army, according to local officials.

The explosion happened in the Gandumak area in Shirzad district, a statement by the #Nangarhar_governor’s office read.

Meanwhile, Obaidullah Shinwari, the deputy head of the provincial council in Nangarhar, said that at least 14 security force members were killed in the attack.

Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

More details will be added to this story. Tolo news reported.

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