İrem GÖL -TDO- A car bomb attack in the eastern province of Ghazni has caused the death of at least seven people and wounded forty others. The bombing targeted the Afghan intelligence agency installation in the province. Wahidullah Jumazada, spokesman of the governer, said: “The terrorists have used a Humvee in their attack. They have targeted the National Directorate of Security unit in Ghazni city. Most of the victims are intelligence personnel.”
Taliban spokesman Zabihallah Mujahid declared that the armed group was behind the attack. Ghazni province has been a conflict area for Taliban and it has fallen under the control of Taliban twice in the recent years. In the past, the region has also witnessed many large-scale attacks against both Afghan and NATO forces.
The day before the attack, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his political rival, Abdullah Abdullah signed an agreement. The agreement provides that President Ghani would remain the president and his rival Abdullah would lead the National Reconciliation Council.