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PublishDate: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 14:46

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.

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