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Afghanistan: 25 killed, 45 injured in twin suicide blasts in Kabul 

The first explosion was followed by another in which a journalist died and two police officers were injured, local authorities were reported as saying.

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 30 Apr 2018, 13:16:44
Afghanistan: 20 killed in twin suicide blasts in Kabul (Image ANI) Afghanistan: 20 killed in twin suicide blasts in Kabul (Image ANI)

New Delhi: At least twenty five people died and forty-five were injured in the twin suicide explosions that rocked Shash Darak area in Kabul on Monday.

The first explosion was followed by another in which a journalist died and two police officers were injured, local authorities were reported as saying.

According to local media, Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai confirmed the explosions, saying that the first bomber was on a motorbike and the second one was on foot.

He further revealed that the second attacker was among reporters who had gathered at the scene to cover the attack.

Shah Marai, a photographer associated with Agence France Presse (AFP), has been killed in the blast.

He died in the second blast that was targeting a group of journalists who had rushed to the scene of a suicide attack.

No individual or terrorist group have claimed responsibility for the incident so far.
 


First Published: 30 Apr 2018, 11:27:13

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