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'Taliban' Truck Bomb Damages Bridge in Kandahar

The “Taliban” detonated a car “full of explosives” on a bridge in Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday afternoon, damaging parts of the bridge, said Kandahar police, who added that nobody was injured.

The bridge attacked in the Sarkar-e-Baghl area in Arghandab, according to the Kandahar police. 

A source said that the bridge was “a battle line for both security forces and the Taliban.” 

The Taliban has not yet commented.  

Arghandab, Zherai, Dand and Pajwai districts have witnessed clashes between government forces and the Taliban in the last few months.   

According to the refugees and repatriation directorate of Kandahar, over 11,000 families have been displaced due to conflicts in the province. 

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Defence in a statement said that at least 19 Taliban were killed in a security forces operation with air support in Arghandab and Panjwai districts of Kandahar province in the last 24 hours. 

'Taliban' Truck Bomb Damages Bridge in Kandahar

The incident happened about 1 pm local time after a truck full of explosives was detonated on a bridge in Arghandab. 

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The “Taliban” detonated a car “full of explosives” on a bridge in Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday afternoon, damaging parts of the bridge, said Kandahar police, who added that nobody was injured.

The bridge attacked in the Sarkar-e-Baghl area in Arghandab, according to the Kandahar police. 

A source said that the bridge was “a battle line for both security forces and the Taliban.” 

The Taliban has not yet commented.  

Arghandab, Zherai, Dand and Pajwai districts have witnessed clashes between government forces and the Taliban in the last few months.   

According to the refugees and repatriation directorate of Kandahar, over 11,000 families have been displaced due to conflicts in the province. 

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Defence in a statement said that at least 19 Taliban were killed in a security forces operation with air support in Arghandab and Panjwai districts of Kandahar province in the last 24 hours. 

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