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14 Oct 2020 | 04:19 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Reports of IED explosion in Kabul's PD11 on October 14

Afghanistan News Alert

Reports of IED explosion in Hesa-i-Awal in Kabul's PD11 on October 14; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/14/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/16/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kabul


Reports on Wednesday, October 14, indicate that an improvised explosive device (IED) blast occurred in the Hesa-i-Awal area of Kabul's Police District 11 (PD11). The incident took place at around 07:00 (local time), with the IED targeting an Afghan National Police (ANP) vehicle. Local media reports claim that one police officer was injured. Currently, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Localized disruptions are possible in the abovementioned areas 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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