Explosive-vehicle blast in Parwan province

Parwan security officials report a car bomb exploded in Bagram district.

Parwan police commander Mohammad Mahfouz Wali Zadeh confirmed the news to the media that the incident happened around 7:30 pm today (Saturday, 23 March 2020) near a police checkpoint in (Sarsiad) village.

Mr. wali Zadah added that the car had been bombarded with “Mazda” and then detonated without attention to the security belt and was shot.

Tariq Aryan, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed the incident had no casualties.

It was the first bomb blast in Afghanistan since the decline in violence.