Seven killed in car bomb attack in Afghanistan

Seven killed in car bomb attack in Afghanistan

At least seven people have lost their lives in a car bomb attack in the Afghan capital city of Kabul.

“The initial reports from Kabul hospitals show seven killed and 22 wounded including women and children,” AFP quoted Sayed Kabir Amiri, the head of hospitals in the capital, as saying on Wednesday.

The deadly attack took place near a police station in Muradkhani district close to the presidential palace, the Defense Ministry and the Ministry of Finance.

Sediq Sediqqi, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry verified the attack, saying it involved a “car full of explosives that detonated near Police District 2 headquarters.”

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack, but such assaults bear the hallmarks of those made by Taliban militants. Afghan authorities have launched an investigation to determine the motive behind the act of violence (…)