At least 34 dead in Afghanistan in two separate suicide bombings

Afghan officials said on Sunday that at least 34 people were killed in two separate suicide attacks that targeted a military base and a provincial leader.

In eastern Ghazni province, officials said 31 soldiers were killed and 24 injured when the attacker drove a military humvee full of explosives to an army commando base before detonating the car bomb. .

In southern Afghanistan, officials said a suicide car bomb attack targeted a convoy of a provincial council leader in Zubal, killing at least three people and injuring 12 others, including children. The head of the provincial council survived Sunday’s attack with minor injuries.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks.

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