One Civilian Killed in Ghazni Car Bomb Attack: Official

The explosion happened in Nanai area on Kabul-Kandahar Highway in Ghazni province, officials said.

One civilian was killed and seven members of the Afghan National Army were wounded in a car bomb explosion that was recognized before reaching its target, a local official said on Friday.

The attack happened by an explosives-laden Humvee on Kabul-Kandahar Highway in Nanai area in Ghazni province at around 3:00 am on Friday, said Wahidullah Jumazada, spokesman for Ghazni governor.

The Defense Ministry said the target of the attack was an army base on the highway, but it was identified and targeted by Afghan forces.

The ministry said eight militants were killed in an airstrike that was conducted by Afghan forces after the car bomb explosion.