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24 Aug 2020 | 03:41 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Reports of MAIED blast in Kabul’s PD16 August 24

Afghanistan News Alert

Reports of MAIED blast in Kabul’s Police District 16 (PD16) on August 24; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/24/2020, 12:00 AM until 8/24/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kabul


A magnetically-attached improvised explosive device (MAIED) detonated against a security forces vehicle in Kabul's Police District 16 (PD16) on Monday, August 24. Reports suggest that the attack occurred at 07:05 (local time). There have been no immediate reports of casualties.

Those in Kabul should be mindful of the possibility of secondary devices.


Those in Kabul are advised to avoid the affected area, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and 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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