A automotive bomb Sunday focusing on an Afghan police headquarters within the western province of Ghor killed at the least 12 civilians and wounded greater than 100, officers mentioned.
The assault befell in Feroz Koh, the capital of Ghor, a province that has not seen a lot violence in comparison with another areas of the conflict-wracked nation.
The ministry of inside mentioned the automotive bomb detonated in entrance of Ghor police headquarters at about 11:00 am.
“The terrorists detonated an explosives-filled automotive… consequently 12 civilians had been killed and greater than 100 folks had been wounded,” the inside ministry mentioned.
Juma Gul Yakoobi, a Ghor well being official, instructed AFP victims additionally included members of safety forces.
No group has claimed duty, however preventing between the Taliban and authorities has surged in current weeks.
“The explosion was very highly effective,” mentioned Aref Abir, spokesman to Ghor governor.
“There are fatalities and casualties, and individuals are taking them to hospitals.”
He mentioned the blast broken close by buildings dealing with affairs for girls and the disabled.
Peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan authorities started in Qatar final month, however violence has continued unabated on the bottom.
The talks seem like stalled because the Taliban and the Kabul administration have struggled to determine a fundamental framework for negotiations.
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