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At least 15 senior Taliban commanders were killed on Tuesday in Ghazni province by a suicide bomber reportedly attempting to keep them from carrying out plans to disrupt Saturday’s elections, according to Afghan officials.
In addition to the 15 confirmed dead, nine other militants were wounded by the blast, which occurred in the Gelan district of Ghazni, according to the National Directorate of Security (NDS). Among the casualties were said to be Pakistani Taliban leaders.
Insurgents have publicly stated their intent to derail the elections, which will mark the country’s first democratic transition of presidential power in history. (Tolo News)
A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Afghan interior ministry building in the centre of Kabul on Wednesday, killingÂ six and wounding several police officers, the ministry said in a statement.
“A suicide bomber wearing a military uniform … detonated his explosives at the main gate of the interior ministry,” it said. Â At least four policemen were killed, a ministry spokesman said.