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10 IED attacks across Afghanistan foiled

The Afghan National Army (ANA) has foiled at least 10 possible Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blasts across the

Afghanistan

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 Nov 2020 5:06 AM GMT

The Afghan National Army (ANA) has foiled at least 10 possible Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blasts across the country, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement on Friday. According to the statement, the IEDs were placed on public roads by the Taliban insurgents that were discovered and defused during multiple operations in Kandahar, Zabul and Uruzgan provinces, reports Khaama Press. "Ten IEDs which were placed by Taliban on public roads in Kandahar, Zabul and Urzgan provinces, were discovered and defused by ANA, yesterday (Thursday)," the MoD said in a tweet. The statement did not further elaborate on the incident but said the national army "risk their lives to save" people as part of their duties and patriotism. "Lives of tens of civilians were saved as a result," the tweet added. "ANA risk their lives to save and protect Afghans lives and properties." The Taliban did not immediately comment on the incident. (IANS)

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