Dozens of Bagram shops burnt as fuel tanker explodes

(MENAFN- Pajhwok Afghan News) KABUL (Pajhwok): Dozens of shops were damaged when a magnetic bomb hit a fuel tanker in front of the Bagram airbase in central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday.

The shops caught fire after the explosion of the sticky bomb attached to the oil tanker, Farhad Hashimi, crime branch chief at the police headquarters, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the tanker belonged to a firm supplying fuel to foreign troops stationed on the biggest US base in Afghanistan.

Residents of the area said the blaze was extinguished after two hours by firefighters. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the bomb attack.


Pajhwok Afghan News

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