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Zabul PC head survives bomb attack

Zabul PC head survives bomb attack

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Feb 28, 2015 - 11:25

QALAT (Pajhwok): Provincial council head for southern Zabul province escaped unhurt in a bomb attack on Saturday morning, an official said.

Haji Atta Jan, the provincial council head, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the car he was traveling in hit by a bomb but he escaped unhurt in Shah Joy district at around 7: 00 am this morning.

He said two of his bodyguards sustained injuries and shifted to a hospital for treatment. District police Chief Mohammadullah Ahmadi said that Jan was invited by his relatives last night. 

He said that his car was targeted by explosives-laden handcart when he was going back to Qalat City, the provincial capital.

No group so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

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