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13 Oct 2020 | 06:59 AM UTC

Afghanistan: UVIED blast reported in Kabul’s Paghman district (PD14) October 13

Afghanistan News Alert

UVIED blast reported in Kabul’s Paghman district (Police District 14) on October 13; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/13/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/13/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kabul


An under-vehicle improvised explosive device (UVIED) has been reported in the Qargha area of Paghman district (Police District 14) of Kabul province on Tuesday, October 13. Reportedly, the target of the attack, which is said to have occurred at around 09:50 (local time), was a government vehicle, although no casualties have been reported thus far. As of Tuesday, October 13, no group has claimed responsibility for the blast.

Localized disruptions are possible in the abovementioned area in the near term. Those in Kabul should be mindful of the possibility of further attacks.


Those in Kabul are advised to avoid the affected area, remain vigilant for possible 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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