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28 Oct 2020 | 05:41 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Emerging reports of UVIED blast in Kabul's PD1 October 28

Afghanistan News Alert

Emerging reports of UVIED blast in Pol-e Asmayi area of Kabul's Police District 1 (PD1) on October 28; avoid area

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/28/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/30/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kabul

Event

Reports on Wednesday, October 28, state that an under-vehicle improvised explosive device (UVIED) detonated in the Pol-e Asmayi area of Kabul's Police District 1 (PD1) at 09:30 (local time). Early reports suggest that the blast targeted a military vehicle in the area. It is unclear if any injuries or fatalities have resulted from the explosion.

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

Advice

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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