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Kabul: Taliban claims responsibility for minibus explosion, at least 14 killed

Afghan security forces inspect the damage of a minibus that was hit by a suicide attacker at the site of the incident in Kabul, Afghanistan June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
Afghan security forces inspect the damage of a minibus that was hit by a suicide attacker at the site of the incident in Kabul, Afghanistan June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Lahore: Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the explosion in a minibus in the Afghan capital, Kabul today in which at least 14 people have been killed.

The Dawn reports that, Interior Minister spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said that eight others were wounded in the attack, and that police were working to identify the nationalities of the victims.

“The suicide bomber targeted a minibus of security guards of a foreign company, right now we are working to identify the nationalities of the victims,” said Sediqqi.

Police and emergency service vehicles rushed to the scene in the Banae district of the city.

Taliban insurgents have increased their attacks on both government employees and Afghan security forces across the country. (ANI)

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