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CENTCOMNEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

November 16, 2005
Release Number: 05-11-75


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


CAR BOMB DETONATES IN KANDAHAR

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – A vehicle borne improvised explosive device detonated near a U.S. military convoy in Kandahar killing one Afghan civilian and destroying a civilian flat-bed truck this morning.

The car bomb, which killed its driver, detonated on the outskirts of Kandahar against the convoy as it was returning from a nearby forward operating base.

There were no U.S. injuries or deaths.

For more information contact COMBINED FORCES COMMAND – AFGHANISTAN, COALITION PRESS INFORMATION CENTER at Kabul-Presscenter@cfc-a.centcom.mil or by phone at 070-276-545.


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