Car Bomb Blast on Security Outpost in Nangarhar; 1 Policeman Killed, Two Wounded

One policeman was killed and two others suffered injuries in a car bomb blast on a security outpost in Khogyani district of Nangarhar province on Sunday morning, local officials said.

The spokesman of Nangarhar governor, Attaullah Khogyani said, it was a suicide attack on the checkpoint. No terror group has so far taken responsibility for the attack

Afghanistan has witnessed a sharp rise in violence. Attacks on security personnel have also escalated.

The country’s forces have launched raids on Taliban hideouts and killed several terrorists in recent weeks.

Data from the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission shows that in 2020, over 2,000 people were killed in incidents for which no one claimed responsibility.

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