Car bomb explosion rocks Kabul, 18 killed

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 07 Aug 2019 Print

Car bomb explosion rocks Kabul, 18 killed
Kabul: At least 18 people were killed and 108 others were injured as a massive car bombing incident hit Afghanistan capital Kabul city on Wednesday, media reports said.

According to reports, the target of the explosion was a police headquarters in police district 6 (PD6) of Kabul city.

The incident took place at around 9am Kabul time, the Interior Ministry's Nusrat Rahimi told Tolo News.

Eyewitnesses told the news portal that gunfire was heard after the car bomb attack, but Rahimi said there was no gunfight after the explosion.

The Taliban group has claimed responsibility for the incident.