At least 40 dead, several injured as multiple blasts hit Kabul

28 December, 2017, 11:16 | Author: Wade Massey
  • At least 40 dead, several injured as multiple blasts hit Kabul

According to the sources, the suicide bomb blast targetting a cultural centre in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul.

However, the health officials said the death toll may rise as many of those injured have sustained serious injuries.

Media report suggest another attack took place near a news agency, Afghan Voice Agency. AFP quoted an interior ministry spokesman as saying it's unclear whether the target was the media company or a nearby mosque. Interior Ministry deputy spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said at least 40 people had been killed and 30 wounded in the blast, with numerous victims being students. "It might go up", Rahimi said, adding that the main blast was followed by two smaller bomb explosions that did not cause casualties.

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'It is said that target of attack was media center & education facility. An estimated 700 fighters belonged to the group in March, U.S. officials had said, but last month officials said they had killed 1,600 and estimated another 1,000 remained. In a statement to Tolo News, the man said he doesn't know the number of casualties and that he fled the moment he heard the explosion.

Photos posted on Afghan Voice Agency's Facebook page showed the inside of a compound with debris and bodies lying on the ground.

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility.

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