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17 Oct 2020 | 08:17 PM UTC

Afghanistan: Roadside IED kills three security force members in Parwan province October 17

Afghanistan News Alert

IED attack kills three police officers and wounds another in Salang district (Parwan province) on October 17; further attacks likely over the medium term

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/17/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/19/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Salang district (Parwan province), Parwan province

Event

Three police officers were killed and one other wounded after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device (IED) in Parwan province on Saturday, October 17. The incident occurred in Salang district. No group has claimed immediate responsibility for the attack.

Further attacks targeting security forces are to be anticipated over the near term.

Advice

Those in Parwan 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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