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3 civilians dead, 4 injured in Kabul car bombing

3 civilians dead, 4 injured in Kabul car bombing

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Mar 17, 2018 - 10:24

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Three civilians were killed and four others injured in a suicide car bombing in capital Kabul on Saturday morning, an official said.

Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesman of the Ministry of Interior (MoI), confirmed the bombing that happened at around 9:10am in Park-i-Sanati Kochak area in the limits of ninth police district.

Dr. Waheed Majroh, spokesman for the Ministry of Public Healthinfo-icon, said three bodies and four injured people had been evacuated to the forensic medical center.

The Talibaninfo-icon claimed responsibility for the suicide car bombing, saying one of the group’s members carried out the attack on a foreign forces’ convoy.

Waheedullah, a taxi driver and an eyewitness, said: “I was getting passengers on to the taxi when the blast took place and a thick smoke engulfed the area and pieces of metal struck my car.”

According to a Pajhwok reporter the blast took place about 30 meters from a foreign forces camp and resulted human and financial losses.

Sakhi Ahmad Paiman, a resident of the locality, said hundreds of factories were located in the area and such incident could result in capital flight.

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