The death toll in the explosions in Kabul rose to 29
MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. The death toll in two blasts in Kabul on Monday morning has risen to 29, more than 40 people were injured, the TV station TOLOnews reported, citing the country’s Ministry of health.
Earlier it was reported that the victims were 25 people, about 50 injured.
Two explosions rocked Kabul on Monday morning. According to police, the first explosion carried out by suicide bomber on a motorcycle. The second explosion occurred in the same area about 20 minutes after the first, when on a scene there arrived journalists and emergency services, explosive device detonated a suicide bomber.
The result of the second explosion, according to the Ministry, killing seven journalists and cameramen, including a photographer for Agence France Presse. The Afghan channel 1TV confirmed that the victims were two employees of the organization correspondent Ghazi Rasuli and operator of Novruz Ali Rajabiy.
Responsibility for the incident claimed by the group “Islamic state”* (IG*).
* A terrorist organization banned in Russia.