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20 Oct 2020 | 11:05 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Two roadside IED blasts kill multiple people in Maidan Wardak province October 20

Afghanistan News Alert

Two roadside IED blasts kill multiple people in Maidan Wardak province on October 20; further attacks likely over the medium term

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/20/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/21/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Wardak province

Event

At least five people were killed and nine others wounded after two roadside improvised explosive device (IED) blasts in Jalrez district (Maidan Wardak province) on Tuesday, October 20. No group has claimed immediate responsibility for the attack.  

Further attacks are to be likely in the area in the medium term.

Advice

Those in Maidan Wardak 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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