Afghan Officials Report Multiple Deaths In Kabul Car Bomb Attack


Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said all the dead and wounded were civilians.

An Afghan official says 12 people were killed and another 20 injured in a suicide vehicle bomb attack in a western neighborhood of Kabul early Monday morning.

Earlier in the day, Health ministry spokesperson Waheed Majrooh told The Associated Press two people died in the explosion along with the suicide bomber.

No group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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An explosion struck near the house of an Afghan politician in the western side of Kabul Monday, leaving casualties, a witness said.

As per the details, the suicide attacker, who was driving the auto, exploded himself along with the vehicle near the residence of the deputy government Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq.

One of these killed prominent Shia Muslim cleric and senior Hazara community leader Ramazan Hussainzada last month.