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Explosive Hazard report merged from ISAF database
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Attack was a suicide IED. Target of attack was HANU, former Chief of Police. Casualty figures: 17 killed (bomber, HANU, 15x bodyguards), 47 civilians wounded. NOTE: ANP refused any ISAF involvement, but allowed WISWO and EOD team to inspect incident location around 60 minutes after incident. LKG hospital was able to cope with the incident. WISWO has some evidence, report will follow. UPDATE #2: 29 1045Z (291515L) The explosion resulted in total of 21 killed (4 died overnight), of which 15 are children (including Khano's nephew). The remainder are Khano himself (former police chief), his brother, doctor Mohammed Ali, butcher Mohammed Omar, the bomber himself and 2x (believed to be) bodyguards. Exact casualty numbers are not known, but there were apparently no women amongst the casualties. CJTF-76 OSINT reported the following: A suicide blast tore through a crowded bazaar in a town in southern AFGs Helmund Province Monday, killing at least at least 40 people according to witnesses. The NAT) led force confirmed there was a blast in the town of Lashkar Gah, the capital of the troubled province of Helmund but had no details. Two witnesses said a man with bombs strapped to his body grabbed hold of a prominent businessman, Khan Mohammad (Noor Khan Noorai) who was the Helmund Police Chief during the communist rule of the 1980s., then detonated the explosives. The businessman and at least four civilians including his brother and nephew were killed (SOURCE: Agence France Press).