Car Bombing Hits Military Camp in Maidan Wardak

January 21, 2019

Kabul- A suicide car bomber has targeted a military base of the Afghan National Civil Order forces in Maidan Shahr City of Maidan Wardak province, local officials said on Monday.

According to the the provincial spokesman, Abd-ul-Rahman Mangal the unpleasant incident was happened early this morning.

The attackers entered the military camp after the blast, the provincial council chief said, adding that the attackers engaged in clashes with government forces for about an hour.

At least 12 security personnel were martyred and 27 others sustained injuries in the militant’s attack, Provincial Public Health officials said.

The Taliban militants in a statement claimed responsibility for the attack, adding that a suicide attacker of the group has targeted the base and the rest were engaged in fighting with the Afghan Special Unit.

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