Car bomb attack in Afghanistan leaves 13 dead, 120 injured

At least 13 dead and 120 wounded is the balance of a terrorist attack with a car bomb in the province of Ghor, Afghanistan

KABUL At the least 13 people were killed and about 120 were injured during terrorist attack with car bomb in Ghor province in Afghanistan , according to reports from authorities.

Tariq Aran, a spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry , said the vehicle exploded near the entrance to the de Ghor police chief’s office and other government buildings.

Dozens of injured with injuries of varying severity are treated in the emergency area of ​​a local hospital. At the moment the figure is 13 dead and about 120 injured, but the number of deaths is expected to increase due to the magnitude of the attack.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, however, Afghanistan is experiencing an increase in attacks by the Taliban, while representatives of the terrorist group and the Afghan government carry out their first peace negotiations in Qatar, where the Taliban are counting with a political office.

Last Friday, October 16, the Taliban group agreed to suspend the attacks in the south of the country, which caused thousands of people to be displaced from their homes in recent days.

While the United States promised to suspend all air strikes in compliance with the peace agreement signed last February by the government of Donald Trump and the insurgent group.

The North American country has been responsible for multiple bombings in support of the Afghan forces trying to respond to the Taliban regions in Helmand province. Faced with this new display of violence, it is not known what the consequences could be for the peace negotiations.

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