The number of victims of explosion in Kabul has risen to eight

The scene of the explosion

Up to eight people has increased the number of dead from the blast in the Afghan capital, injured 25 people. This was reported with reference to head of the interior Ministry of the country TV channel TOLOnews. All the victims were civilians of Kabul.

TOLOnews (@TOLOnews)
03 may 2017, 04:54

“Interior Minister: eight civilians were killed in the attack of a suicide bomber in Kabul, another 25 wounded,” — said on the channel page Twitter. There’s also posted a video from the scene of the explosion, which occurred at about 08:00 local time (06:30 GMT) on Wednesday morning in one of the busiest areas of the city.

According to eyewitnesses and officials, the purpose of the terrorist attack was a column of armored vehicles of the NATO coalition. On victims or victims among the NATO troops is not reported.

On 28 April, the Afghan Taliban, banned in Russia, announced the start of annual spring offensive. In an official statement, the Taliban vowed to wage war against “foreign forces and their military and intelligence infrastructure and against their mercenaries in the country.”

On Friday, April 21, dressed in Afghan military uniforms, the Taliban broke into the army base near the city of Mazar-I-Sharif. Killing at least 140 people.