Developing: IED Blast Targets Electoral Campaigns in Parwan

An explosion takes place near an election campaigns’ gathering in Parwan province, local officials said.

Confirming the incident, spokesperson of Parwan governer, Wahida Shahkar told Reporterly that the blast was triggered by a magnetic bomb attached to a vehicle.

“There is still no detail available about the casualties. It will be shared soon,” Shahkar said.

She noted that the blast targeted the electoral campaigns’ gathering of the “State Builder” team related to President Ashraf Ghani.

The spokesperson added that the “State Builder” team’s campaign is continuing, despite blast.

17 / September 2019