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Taliban car bomb kills at least 8 Afghan security force members in Ghazni province

Taliban Islamist fighters killed at least eight Afghan security force members and wounded over 50 civilians by blowing up a car bomb in central Ghazni province on Sunday, government officials and the Taliban said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for detonating car bomb near the National Directorate of Security (NDS) compound in Ghazni city during Sunday morning’s rush hour. “Dozens of NDS officers were killed or wounded,” Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement.

Afghan government officials said eight members of the NDS were killed in the blast, with 50 civilians injured.

Source: thehindu.com

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