Taliban Ambush Hits Afghan Forces’ Convoy in Kandahar

A convoy of Afghan forces faced a Taliban ambush in southern Kandahar province on Sunday.

Deputy spokesman of Kandahar Police Abdul Seyar Khaksar told Reporterly, “The Taliban attacked security forces convoy on Uruzgan-Kandahar highway at around 11:00am on Sunday.”

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack which happened amid Reduction in Violence negotiated between the United States and the Taliban.

Kaksar added that the attack happened in Chinar area of Shah Wali Kot District.

The attack involved also a bomb blast that hit a vehicle, according to the source.

23 / February 2020
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