2 killed in Afghan car bombing

Kabul, Sep 1 (IANS) At least two persons were killed in a car bombing in Afghanistan’s Logar province on Thursday, media reported.

A clash between militants and security forces ensued around 5.00 a.m. after the bomb struck near the Governor’s Office and a police station in the provincial capital Pul-e-Alam, Xinhua news agency reported.

“One militant detonated the car bomb, killing two security force members while a second group of gunmen seized a building and began a clash with the security forces,” a police said.

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.



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