3 explosions have rocked Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, killing a complete of at least 15 folks and wounding dozens of others, based on officers.
Eight staff of the ministry of mines and petroleum had been killed and 27 wounded in an attack on their bus, ministry officers stated in a statement on Thursday.
Five ladies and a child had been among the many dead.
Minutes after the blast, a suicide bomber blew himself up a number of meters away, killing no less than seven folks and wounding 20.
“First a magnetic bomb pasted to a minibus exploded, then a suicide bomber blew himself close to the bus attack site, and the third blast occurred when a car was blown up by unknown militants,” stated Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman of the interior ministry in Kabul.
“The death toll may rise from all of the three blasts,” he mentioned.
A spokesman for the Taliban claimed responsibility for the car bomb alone, however, denied involvement within the different assaults which have been later claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, often known as ISIS) armed group.
Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban spokesman, stated nine international forces have been killed within the automobile bomb attack and two vehicles destroyed, however authorities officers didn’t confirm the Taliban claim.
ISIL stated on the Telegram channels affiliated to the group that it targeted an Afghan government car before detonating another explosive when Afghan security forces arrived to help.