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25 Nov 2020 | 08:40 AM UTC

Afghanistan: VBIED blast targets police facility in Kandahar’s Aino Mena area November 25

Afghanistan News Alert

VBIED blast targets police facility in Kandahar’s Aino Mena area on November 25; further attacks possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/25/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/27/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kandahar

Event

A vehicle-born improvised explosive device (VIBED) blast detonated in the vicinity of a police facility in Kandahar's Aino Mena area at approximately 10:00 (local time) on Wednesday, November 25. At least six police officers and 16 civilians have been injured by the explosion. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing.

Localized disruptions are likely in the area in the near term. Those in Kandahar should be mindful of the possibility of further attacks.

Advice

Those in Kandahar are advised to avoid the affected area, remain vigilant for 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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