Two Dead, Several Wounded In Attack On Afghan Police Base
Khost, Afghanistan, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th Oct, 2020 ) :A car bomb attack on an Afghan police base followed by an ongoing gun battle have killed two policemen and wounded dozens of people in a city bordering Pakistan, officials said Tuesday.
The complex attack in the city of Khost was launched early in the morning, and has wounded 14 security personnel and nine civilians.
A gun battle near the base was ongoing, an AFP correspondent reported.
Four attackers have been killed while two more were still fighting, Arian said.
Khost provincial health official Gul Mohammad said women and children were among the wounded.
No group has so far claimed the attack on the base.
Afghan and US officials have repeatedly warned that the rising bloodshed was threatening the peace talks being held in Qatar since last month.