52 people were killed and wounded Thursday in a terrorist attack in capital Kabul, said the Afghan Interior Ministry.

52 people were killed and wounded Thursday in a terrorist attack in capital Kabul, said the Afghan Interior Ministry.
A huge explosion took place at 10:10 am (local time) on Thursday morning in PD- 9 of Kabul city, sending plumes smoke above the area.

The Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said in a statement that 10 civilians were killed and 42 others were wounded during a car bomb attack in Shash Darak area of Kabul city.
“12 civilian vehicles were also destroyed in this terrorist attack,” he added.

Taliban in a statement claimed responsibility for the attack.
The attack comes three days after the Taliban detonated a car bomb in Green Village of Kabul city, killing 16 people and injuring 119 others.


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