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July 31, 2020 12:23:00 | RK Online Desk

Car bomb kills 17 in Afghanistan ahead of Eid ul Adha

At least 17 people have been killed in Afghanistan in a powerful car bomb blast in Logar province, reported BBC.

The explosion came on the eve of a ceasefire declared by the Taliban during the festival of Eid.

The Taliban have denied responsibility for the attack.

The attack was believed to have been carried out by a suicide bomber, Dedar Lawang, spokesman for Logar's governor, told the AFP news agency.


The blast happened near the governor's office and where many people were shopping for the festival.

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July 31, 2020 12:23:00 | RK Online Desk

Car bomb kills 17 in Afghanistan ahead of Eid ul Adha

              

At least 17 people have been killed in Afghanistan in a powerful car bomb blast in Logar province, reported BBC.

The explosion came on the eve of a ceasefire declared by the Taliban during the festival of Eid.

The Taliban have denied responsibility for the attack.

The attack was believed to have been carried out by a suicide bomber, Dedar Lawang, spokesman for Logar's governor, told the AFP news agency.


The blast happened near the governor's office and where many people were shopping for the festival.