Thursday, 17 October, 2019

Corrected - Blast at election centre in Afghan capital, at least four dead

Suicide bombing Kabul AFP Archives WAKIL KOHSAR- Members of Afghan security forces at suicide scene
Patty Aguilar | 22 April, 2018, 12:56

Health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh said at least four people had been killed and 15 wounded.

The explosion happened at an ID distribution center at about 10am on Sunday morning in PD6.

The attack occurred a day after a presidential spokesman in a statement released to media said that Ghani spoke to top army commanders by phone and instructed them to pay "close attention to ensuring security of the voters' registration centers". General Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted civilians who had gathered to receive national identification cards.

April 22, 2018-A suicide attack at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 31 people, BBC reported quoting officials.

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On Tuesday, unknown armed men attacked a voter registration center in Ghor province and kidnapped three IEC employees and two policemen.

India has chose to supply four Mi-35 attack helicopters to Afghanistan over the next four months to help the war-ravaged nation intensify its anti-terror operations against the Pakistan-backed Taliban, Afghan diplomatic sources said.

Militants on Friday launched rockets at a voter registration centre in the northwestern province of Badghis.

Days later, the group claimed responsibility for an attack outside a hospital in which militants detonated explosives packed inside an ambulance.

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