At-least 41 people killed and many injured when suicide bombers and gunmen have attacked on a police training center in Gardez, Afghanistan.
The Taliban accepted the responsibility of suicide attack
Some 110 citizens and 48 police also injured. The interior ministry confirmed the death of local police chief in suicide attack.
The Taliban accepted the responsibility of attack. It also blamed for a second assault in neighboring Ghazni Province. In this violence, 30 people dead mostly, the security personnel and some 10 others also sustained injuries. The total figure from both attacks could yet rise further.
The violence occurred at the Gardez police headquarters in Paktia Province. It triggered after a suicide bomber exploded car filled with explosives earlier gunmen launched an attack on building.
Security forces also fought the militants for several hours, consequently, around five of the assailants killed. Gardez public health director Hedayatullah Hamidi told media that the victims included women, students and police.
While according to Paktia governor said that many civilians had gone to site to get their passports and national IDs.
The local hospital has requested people to donate blood while university students lined up at the medical centre to answer the appeal. Ghazni Police Chief Mohammad Zaman explained that dozens of Taliban had killed in the assault there.
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