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2 NDS agents killed, 11 wounded in Baghlan bombing

19 Aug 2020 - 10:25
19 Aug 2020 - 10:25

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two National Directorate of Security (NDS) personnel were killed and 11 others, including civilians, wounded in an explosion in northern Baghlan province on Wednesday, an official said.

Nazeer Najam, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News a vehicle carrying the intelligence personnel struck a roadside bomb this morning.

He said two NDS workers were killed and 11 others, including civilians, wounded in the attack. Najam added no arrest had been made in connection with the explosion. An investigation into the incident is underway.

A source in the main provincial hospital, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed receiving two bodies and 11 injured people from the blast site.

The official said two of the injured were civilians and the rest NDS agents. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.

sa/mud

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