30 killed in Kabul suicide car bombing

Afghan security forces keep watch at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan July 24, 2017. Picture: Omar Sobhani

Kabul—At least 30 persons were killed and 42 other injured as a suicide car bomb went off in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, report international media. It has been assumed that the death toll could rise. The bomb was exploded targeting a bus which was carrying government employees mainly Shia district in the west of the city, officials said.

The Taliban have claimed the responsibility of the bombing adding that they wished to blow the intelligence service officials. Dozens of explosion have been gone off in Kabul in the name of Talibar or Islamic State for few years. The security forces have taken the control the area. The bomb went off in rush hour. The wrecked of the bus is removed from the accident site.

Three or four vehicle and a dozen of shops were shattered during the blasting. The area where the blast happened is home to many of the minority Shia Hazara community.

Published on: July 24, 2017 2:56 pm

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