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Afghanistan: At least 24 killed and 31 injured in Taliban attack in Charikar

0 17.09.2019 Инфо

M/S Burnt motorbike, Charikar
C/U Burnt police vehicle
M/S Burnt police vehicle
C/U Burnt motorbike
M/S Burnt pick-up
M/S Burnt police vehicle
W/S Damaged vehicle and burnt motorbike
W/S Burnt motorbike and banner
M/S Injured person being brought to hospital
M/S Doctors helping injured person
C/U Hurt leg and foot
M/S Injured person at hospital
C/U Injured person at hospital
SOT, Said Agha, Rally attendee (Dari): "I left the rally site about 100 meters away from where the suicide attack happened, some people came with me and some did not when suddenly a huge explosion took place at the entrance gate of a security base in which the election campaign was ongoing. I saw several people killed and wounded; I don’t know the exact numbers, but there were a lot of people who were killed and injured. Many of them were burnt."
W/S Injured people at hospital
C/U Injured people at hospital
M/S Injured people at hospital
SOT, Abdul Khalil Haidari, Doctor (Dari): "It was around 10:30AM when the suicide attack occurred near a security base affecting an election campaign rally, at least 31 injured and 24 dead bodies
have been moved to this hospital."
W/S People taking coffin from vehicle
M/S People putting corpses inside coffins
M/S Coffins
SCRIPT
At least 24 people were killed and 31 injured in a suicide attack claimed by the Taliban in Charikar in Parwan province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, according to doctor of a local hospital, Abdul Khalil Haidari.
"I left the rally site about 100 meters away from where the suicide attack happened, some people came with me and some did not when suddenly a huge explosion took place at the entrance gate of a security base in which the election campaign was ongoing," said rally participant, Agha.
According to reports, a suicide bomber on a motorbike attacked a campaign rally held by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who runs for office. Ghani is reported to be unhurt.
Country's capital Kabul was also targeted the same day, where at least 22 people were killed and 38 were wounded after a suicide bomber detonated explosives near the US Embassy.