On the morning of November 29, 2020, at least 30 members of the Afghan forces were killed in a suicide bombing attack in Ghazni province. The attack, which targeted a military base, has not been claimed.
At least 30 members of the Afghan forces were killed in a suicide car bomb on an army base on the morning of November 29 in Ghazni province in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan officials say . Interior Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian said the suicide bomber “used a car full of explosives” in the Deh Yak neighborhood around 7:30 am.
“The suicide bomber ran straight into the base with a Humvee vehicle, then detonated it,” Ghazni governor spokesman Wahidullah Jumazada told AFP.
“30 bodies and 24 injured were taken to hospital. All of them are members of the security forces, ”Baz Mohammad Hemat, director of Ghazni hospital, told AFP.
The attack has not yet been claimed. Another suicide car bomb killed a civilian and injured 20 others on November 29 in the city of Qalat, capital of Zabol province (in the south), the police chief told AFP. Provincial Hekmatullah Kochi.
If the Taliban stopped targeting American forces following the agreement they signed with the United States in February in Doha, they have increased violence against official Afghan forces, despite ongoing peace talks between them. two camps in the capital of Qatar. On August 25, the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack on a military base in the north of the country, as AFP reported.
Negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan state began on September 12, but are deadlocked: the two parties fail to agree on a ceasefire.