Car bomb kills at least 17 in Afghanistan ahead of ceasefire

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Wreckage of a police vehicle targeted on July 28.

Puli Alam - The interior ministry confirmed the blast, which occurred ahead of a three-day ceasefire.



By AFP

Published: Thu 30 Jul 2020, 9:17 PM

Last updated: Fri 31 Jul 2020, 12:40 AM

At least 17 people were killed in a car bomb explosion in an Afghan city south of Kabul on Thursday, officials and a medic said, just hours before the scheduled start of a ceasefire.
"Seventeen bodies and 21 wounded people were brought to our hospital," Sediqullah, a senior doctor at a hospital in the city of Puli Alam in Logar province, told AFP.
The interior ministry confirmed the blast, which occurred ahead of a three-day Eid ceasefire starting Friday between the Taleban and Kabul.


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