Afghan police training centre attacked, 15 dead

Afghan police training centre attacked, 15 dead

At least 15 people were killed after suicide bombers and gunmen launched an attack on a police training centre in southeastern Afghanistan. Several others have been wounded in the incident.

As per media reports, there was heavy fighting going on Tuesday.

“At first a suicide bomber detonated a car filled with explosives near the training centre, making way for a number of attackers to start their assault” in Gardez, capital of Paktia province, the interior ministry said in a statement.

The responsibility for the attack has been taken by the Taliban.

At least 15 people were killed and more than 40 wounded and victims include “women, students, and police”, Hedayatullah Hamidi, public health director in Gardez said, as quoted by AFP news agency.