Forces Foil Car Bomb Blast Attempt in Panjwai District of Kandahar
Kabul: An attempt to target a police post in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province through a car bomb was foiled, an official said on Wednesday.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_ police spokesperson Jamal said that insurgents attacked the police post in the Salawat area of the district on Tuesday night.
He added that the militants simultaneously planned to detonate an -laden_vehicle at the security post, but police fired at it and destroyed the car bomb.
Separately, two militants wanted to plant a roadside bomb in the Eidgah area of Kandahar City on Tuesday night.
Barakzai said one of the rebels was killed in a clash with the police and the other detained was wounded due to a landmine.
The Taliban have not yet commented on any of the incidents.