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3 civilians injured as NATO convoy comes under attack

3 civilians injured as NATO convoy comes under attack

Oct 11, 2015 - 09:36

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Three civilians were injured when a suicide attacker crashed his explosives-laden car into a NATOinfo-icon forces’ convoy in capital Kabul on Sunday morning, an official said.

The attack took place in Joi Sheer area falling in the second police district around 9am, damaging two NATO vehicles and injuring three Afghan civilians, including a woman, Kabul police chief Brig. Gen. Abdur Rahman Rahimi told reports. He said the foreign forces escapted unhurt in the attack.

However, NATO’s Resolute Support (RS) mission spokesman US Army Colonel Brian Tribus told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast was caused by an improvised explosive device that hit one of their military convoys.

He said the incident that took place at approximately 9:10am was being investigated.

A taxi driver Wahidullah said his car was damaged and a passenger woman in his car was injured in the blast.

A local resident Rafiullah said it was a powerful explosion that possibly caused casualties. He saw a number of ambulances heading to the scene.

Talibaninfo-icon militants claimed two vehicles of foreign forces were destroyed and a large number of foreign soldiers killed in the attack.

More details to follow.



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