On Wednesday, a bomb strike on a minibus in Kabul killed at least two people and injured five more.
A Taliban official told AFP that the truck destroyed in a neighbourhood of the Afghan capital, Dasht-e-Barchi, in the latest in a series of attacks.
“According to our first findings, the device mounted to a minibus. We’ve started looking into it “he stated
Various Taliban representatives provided conflicting accounts of the casualties.
Afghanistan: Blast in Shiite district of Kabul kills at least 5 : At least 5 people were killed and five wounded in a bomb blast that hit a minibus in Kabul on Wednesday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks in the Afghan capital. The blast destroyed the vehicle in pic.twitter.com/6JNgDvBPQb— worldnews24u (@worldnews24u) November 17, 2021
When the device went off, an AFP employee was nearby.
Kabul blast two deads five injured detected
He stated, “I heard a loud explosion… when I turned around, a minibus and a cab were on fire.”
Afghanistan: A bomb blast in Kabul has killed at least 7 people. A bomb blast near the western city of Kabul has killed at least seven people and injured dozens more, officials said Wednesday. The incident took place this afternoon in Dasht-e-Barchi area of 13th security district pic.twitter.com/ZDFWItQeUA— worldnews24u (@worldnews24u) November 17, 2021
“I also witnessed ambulances rushing to the scene to transport the injured and deceased to the hospital.”
A journalist was killed and at least four others were injured last week when a bomb detonated near another van.
The Daesh-Khorasan claimed credit for the attack, gloating about the number of people killed or injured.
They’ve increased operations since the Taliban took power in August, and earlier this month invaded the city’s National Military Hospital, killing at least 19 people and wounded more than 50 more.
Officials say the group has also claimed responsibility for multiple attacks in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province and a hotspot of Daesh-K operations.