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Attempted attack on Kabul passport office thwarted: IEA

The Ministry of Interior of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) confirms that IEA forces have prevented an attack on the General Directorate of Passports.
Aqil Jan Ezam, the deputy spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, said that on Thursday afternoon, an assailant wanted to enter the passport department, but was identified and targeted by the forces.
He did not say whether the suspected attacker had been a suicide bomber or not.
But Ezam stressed that no one was injured in the incident.
However an explosion took place at the time of the incident, according to the General Directorate of Passports.
Based on the new passport office times, Thursdays are set aside to only deal with passport applications for IEA forces.
So far no group or individual has claimed responsibility for the planned attack.The post Attempted attack on Kabul passport office thwarted: IEA first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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