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11 Nov 2020 | 09:53 AM UTC

Afghanistan: MAIED blast kills two in Kabul’s PD11 November 11

Afghanistan News Alert

MAIED blast kills two and injures another in Lab-e-Jar area of Kabul’s PD11 on November 11; heightened security presence to be anticipated in the area

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

Event

A magnetically attached improvised explosive device (MAIED) blast killed two police officers and injured another in the Lab-e-Jar area of Kabul's Police District 11 (PD11) on Wednesday morning, November 11. The incident occurred at around 06:30 (local time). No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Localized disruptions are likely in the 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 area around the blast and monitor developments regarding the attack. Travelers should 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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