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29 Aug 2018 | 12:03 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Militants reportedly planning car bomb attack on Kabul airport

Officials warned on August 29 that militants plan to target Kabul airport (KBL) with a car bomb at an unspecified date

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Event

US government officials released a statement on Wednesday, August 29, warning of a militant plan to attack Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL) with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED). The date of the potential attack is not known as of August 29. 

Advice

Individuals in Afghanistan are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments. The security environment in Afghanistan remains complex. Although travel is possible in some areas, other areas should be considered strictly off-limits. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.

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