Suicide Blast Near NATO Headquarters in Kabul

KABUL: At least one person was killed and six others wounded in a suicide bomb blast on Saturday morning in Kabul.

Afganistan’s Interior Ministry Spokesperson Najib Danish said a suicide bomb blast occurred in Kabul’s PD9 near the NATO headquarters, in the Shashdarak area of Afghanistan.

Around six people are wounded which were shifted to nearby hospitals and two of them are in critical condition.

The blast occurred in the early hours of Saturday.

No one has claimed the responsibility yet.

On January 20, 2018, terrorists attacked Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel. Some 20 people were killed in the attack.

On January 27, 2018, terrorists drove an ambulance over the police checkpoint in a crowded street, killing more than 100 people in Kabul.

On January 29, 2018, 11 Afghan soldiers were killed, guarding a military academy in Kabul in the attack of terrorism

In its annual report for 2017 on civilian casualties in Afghanistan, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) had reported that over 10,000 civilian casualties have happened during 2017 in Afghanistan.

A  total of 10,453 civilian casualties – 3,438 people killed and 7,015 wounded – were documented in the 2017 Annual Report released jointly by UNAMA and the UN Human Rights Office.



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