2020-07-30: On Thursday (30 July), an explosion occurred in the town of Pol-e Alam in the province of Logar, killing at least 17 people. Dozens more were wounded. The Taliban denied their involvement in the attack.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.