2 Explosions Rock capital of Afghanistan
It has been reported that two explosions have occurred in the capital city of Kabul, Afghanistan today with one casualty and at least 6 people including 3 women wounded.
One car bomb blast in Dasht-e Barchi, a heavily Shi’ite Muslim area of western Kabul, killed a civilian and wounded six, interior ministry spokesman Qari Sayeed Khosty said in a tweet.
Another Taliban official who spoke on condition of anonymity, said seven people had been killed and nine wounded.
A second explosion was also reported in the nearby Karte 3 area as security forces were still gathering information.
The explosions added to a series of blasts to hit Kabul in recent days, with Shi’ite areas in the west of the city targeted several times.
There was no claim of responsibility but Islamic State militants have claimed several attacks on Shi’ite targets including mosques.
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