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Afghanistan: 16 killed in car bomb attack outside Ghor province police HQ *DISTRESSING CONTENT*02:28

Afghanistan: 16 killed in car bomb attack outside Ghor province police HQ *DISTRESSING CONTENT*

Afghanistan, Feroz Koh
October 19, 2020 at 16:07 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least 16 people were killed and more than 100 injured after an Afghan police headquarters was targeted by a car bomb in the town of Feroz Koh on Sunday.

The attack took place in front of a provincial police headquarters, according to reports citing Interior Ministry spokesperson Tariq Aran. The blast reportedly also damaged adjacent government offices, including the Ghor governor's office.

People were seen crying and moving around near the site of the attack, with bodies strewn on the ground and heaps of debris on the side of the road. Injured people were seen being treated at a hospital.

"A person with a black turban entered the complex," one eyewitness said. "When he got outside the explosion took place."

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, with Afghan officials blaming Taliban insurgents.

Afghanistan: 16 killed in car bomb attack outside Ghor province police HQ *DISTRESSING CONTENT*02:28
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At least 16 people were killed and more than 100 injured after an Afghan police headquarters was targeted by a car bomb in the town of Feroz Koh on Sunday.

The attack took place in front of a provincial police headquarters, according to reports citing Interior Ministry spokesperson Tariq Aran. The blast reportedly also damaged adjacent government offices, including the Ghor governor's office.

People were seen crying and moving around near the site of the attack, with bodies strewn on the ground and heaps of debris on the side of the road. Injured people were seen being treated at a hospital.

"A person with a black turban entered the complex," one eyewitness said. "When he got outside the explosion took place."

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, with Afghan officials blaming Taliban insurgents.

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