Multiple blasts rock Afghanistan capital Kabul

Multiple blasts rock Afghanistan capital Kabul

KABUL - Three IED blasts occurred in Kabul city early on Sunday morning as the residents are about to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.

The first blast targeted a bus carrying students of the education university and killed one shopkeeper and wounded at least 17 others, said Nusrat Rahimi, a spokesman for Ministry of Interior Affairs, TOLO News has reported.

Rahimi said the first blast occurred in Silo Road in Kabul’s PD5 at around 7:50am local time.

Rahimi said that two other blast also occurred in the same area and all three blast were from magnetic IEDs.

Jawed Kargar, an Afghan journalist and five security forces, were among those wounded in the blasts, Rahimi said.

So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the blasts.

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