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12 Apr 2020 | 02:39 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Afghan National Police (ANP) vehicle targeted by IED in Khair Khana on 12 April

Afghan National Police (ANP) vehicle targeted by IED in Khair Khana, Police District 11, Kabul City on 12 April; similar attacks possible in the near term

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Event

On Sunday, April 12, an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated at 9:15 (local time) as an Afghan National Police (ANP) vehicle passed by the area in Khair Khana, Police District 11, Kabul City. There have been no reported casualties, however, an ANP vehicle was damaged following the explosion.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the area over the coming hours and days. Similar attacks are possible in Kabul province over the near term

Advice

Individuals in Kabul province are advised to monitor developments, remain vigilant for militant activity, 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.