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16 Sep 2019 | 09:05 PM UTC

Afghanistan: IED detonates in Farah province September 16, killing five

Afghanistan News Alert

Five people killed in improvised explosive device (IED) detonation in Farah province September 16; similar attacks possible over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/17/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Farah province


An improvised explosive device (IED) struck a civilian vehicle in Farah province on Monday, September 16, killing five people. According to local officials, the device was planted by Taliban militants. As of Monday evening (local time), no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Similar attacks are possible in Farah province over the near term.


Individuals in Farah province are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and their home government.


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