Car Bomb Explosion Rocks Afghan Logar

Kabul, – A heavy explosion rocked Charkh district in central Logar province early Thursday after a group of insurgency launched a coordinated attack on district government compound by detonating a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED).

According to the local government officials, several gunmen have taken positions in some buildings near the government compound and are exchanging fire with the security forces, Afghan Khaama Press (KP) reported.

Provincial governor spokesman Salim Khal Saleh confirmed the attack was launched. There are no reports regarding the casualties so far but preliminary reports suggest at least two people have been killed so far. The Taliban claimed responsibility behind the incident.

Source: Qatar News Agency