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Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul suicide car bomb attack

Afghan security forces keep watch in front of a mosque where an explosion happened in Kabul, Afghanistan November 21, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Kabul [Afghanistan]: The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the bombing that left more than 20 people killed in western Kabul on Monday.

Tolo News, however, reported that the Taliban was targeting a bus carrying staff from an intelligence unit in the the vicinity of the 3rd police district of the city.

According to reports, the explosion occurred after a suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in Kabul’s Gulaee Dawa Khana near the house of Mohammad Mohaqiq, the second deputy of Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. (ANI)