According to local reports, a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) blast targeted a police recruiting center in Khost (Khost province) and gunmen are reportedly clashing with security forces in the police station as of Monday morning, October 27. Reports suggest that the explosion took place around 06:00 (local time) and that there is ongoing gunfire in the area. Possible casualties resulting from the incident have not yet been confirmed.
Localized disruptions are possible in the area in the near term. Those in Khost should be mindful of the possibility of further attacks.
Individuals present in the affected area are advised to monitor local developments, maintain a high degree of situational awareness, and remain vigilant for potential clashes.
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