KABUL: At least two people were killed and six were wounded in a blast that rocked the Deh Mazang district in Kabul, according to eyewitnesses.
According to an eyewitness, at least six people, including schoolchildren heading to a local school, were injured in the explosion. Two were killed.
An unidentified individual threw a grenade inside a passing vehicle belonging to the Islamic Emirate, said Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry, after it reported earlier an explosion in the Deh Mazang across from the border police headquarters.
Afghan Interior Ministry spokeswoman Kari Saeed Khosti confirmed the incident and said two militants were wounded.
“A grenade bomb is thrown towards Mujahidins in Dehmazang area of PD-3 of Kabul city this morning. Two people injured in the blast, security forces are searching for the preparators,” he said.
At least two people were wounded in a bomb attack in Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday morning, the Ministry of Interior confirmed.
Local residents said the explosion was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) targeting a Taliban pickup truck that was passing by the traffic circle near Kabul police headquarters.
He confirmed that one person was killed and seven others, including three students, were wounded.
No group has as yet claimed responsibility for the attack.