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Bomb Blast in Kabul Injures at Least Four

16:14 - August 13, 2022
News ID: 3480074
TEHRAN (IQNA) – At least four people were injured in an explosion near an electronic Identity card center in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on Saturday.

bomb blast in Kabul

 

Two Taliban forces were among those injured in the explosion, which was caused by a mine embedded in a motorcycle, TOLO News reported.

The reason and source behind the blast have not been confirmed yet.

Last week, at least three people were killed and seven others suffered injuries in a blast that occurred near the Pul-e-Sokhta area in the west of Kabul. A day before that at least eight people were killed and 18 others injured in Kabul during a Shia community Muharram mourning gathering.

The United Nations mission in Afghanistan had condemned the attack in a majority-Shia area of Kabul causing dozens of casualties.

"UNAMA condemns yesterday's attack in a majority-Shia area of Kabul causing dozens of casualties. De facto authorities must prevent such indiscriminate attacks, and launch thorough and transparent investigations. Our condolences to families of the killed & speedy recovery for the injured," the UN assistance mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) tweeted. According to reports, the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group claimed the responsibility for the bomb attack in Kabul. The Shia community has been facing persecution in Afghanistan for many years.

 

Source: devdiscourse.com

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