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11 Jul 2020 | 08:46 PM UTC

Afghanistan: Roadside IED blast kills at least six in Jaghatu district (Ghazni province) July 11

Afghanistan News Alert

Roadside IED blast kills at least six in Jaghatu district (Ghazni province) July 11; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/11/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/15/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Jaghatu district (Ghazni province)

Event

At least six civilians were killed and eight injured in a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) blast in the Jaghatu district of Ghazni province on Saturday, July 11. Wahidullah Jumazada, a spokesperson for the Ghazni governor confirmed the incident, adding that it occurred in the Dara-e-Qiaq area of Jaghatu district. Those responsible for the incident have yet to be identified.

Security and clean-up operations are ongoing in the area and are likely to cause localized disruption in the near term.  

Advice

Those in Ghazni province are advised to monitor developments in their own particular area of operations through a range of multi-source intelligence advisories and should heed all instructions issued by local authorities or their home governments.

The security environment in Afghanistan remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel. 

 

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