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Suicide attack at New Kabul Bank in Afghanistan's Helmand

ANI  |  Kabul [Afghanistan 

Militants launched a suicide attack on New branch in Lashkargh, capital of Helmand province on Thursday. The intense fighting is going on between the security forces and militants.

The attack took place at about 12 noon local time after a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the entrance of the making way for other insurgents.

Tolo News reports that a number of attackers managed to gain entry into the building.There are no reports on casualties yet. No group including the has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The Helmand province campaign was a series of military operations conducted by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) forces against insurgents in

US soldiers from the Marine Corps have returned to stronghold of Afghanistan's Helmand province in April 2017 nearly three years after the U.S.-led forces ended combat mission in the country.

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First Published: Thu, June 22 2017. 14:02 IST
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