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Car bomb explosion kills five in Afghanistan's Gardiz, Taliban claims responsibility

ANI | Updated: May 14, 2020 14:32 IST


Kabul [Afghanistan], May 14 (ANI): At least five people were killed when a car bomb exploded in front of the gate of a Defense Ministry facility in Gardiz city, the center of eastern Paktia province, on Thursday morning.

Tolo News citing a spokesperson for the Afghan National Army's 203 Corps said that 19 others including 5 security force members were injured in the explosion.
The Army spokesperson said that the explosives were placed in a Mazda truck that was detonated in front of the gate of the facility at around 8:30 am.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. (ANI)

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