Pamlarena gunfight ends, all three attackers killed after 11 hours

Kabul's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief said that all the three attackers were killed by the forces. "The police special forces operation has ended, the terrorists who attacked Care International last night have been killed," Sediqqi tweeted

Arnima Dwivedi

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Published on 6 Sep 2016 7:41 AM GMT

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Kabul: The Afghan Security Forces have killed all the three terrorists after the hours long fight in a residential area of Pamlarena, the Afghan Ministry of Interior said. At least two terrorists broke into a building of an International humanitarian agency, CARE, on Tuesday and exploded it with a car bomb, Afghan officials confirmed.

The attack led to the death of one civilian and another one has been wounded, Sediq Sediqqi, the Interior Ministry spokesman said.

Kabul's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief said that all the three attackers were killed by the forces. "The police special forces operation has ended, the terrorists who attacked Care International last night have been killed," Sediqqi tweeted.

A bomb blast was heard, and that the explosion was believed to be near the Defense Ministry, which is located 3.1 kilometers (1.9 miles) from the NGO, reports from Kabul investigation agencies stated.

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The International CARE NGO:

  • CARE International is a humanitarian agency based in the US city of Atlanta, Georgia whichj was faunded in 1945.
  • The organization has been established in Afghanistan to strengthen self-reliance while promoting basic human rights, good governance and social, economic and gender equality.”
  • It may be recalled that Kabul was rocked by three blasts earlier on Monday that had killed at least 30 people and injured 90 other.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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