At least five civilians were killed and 10 others were injured in three separate explosions in Afghanistan’s Kabul on Thursday.
5 civilians killed and 10 wounded in three explosions in Kabul, Afghanistan: Pajhwok Afghan News pic.twitter.com/89mCjSWIvn— ANI (@ANI) July 25, 2019
According to news agency Associated Press, the Afghan police said a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a bus carrying Ministry of Mines employees.
Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said all the victims were government workers.
Police say the target of the attack was a passenger bus belonging to the Ministry.
Kabul police spokesman Ferdous Faramarz said the explosion was caused by a magnetic explosive device attached to the vehicle.
The blasts reportedly took place at around 8:10 am Kabul time.
No group including the Taliban immediately claimed responsibly for the blast.
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