South Asia
Afghanistan: At least 18 killed in Kabul blast

16 Nov 2017


Kabul, Nov 16: At least 18 people have been killed and 10 others injured after a blast rocked Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city, local Tolo News reported.

Among the deceased were eight policemen and 10 civilians.

According to the news outlet, the explosion took place in Kabul’s PD4 shortly after 1.30pm on Thursday.

It said that civilians too have lost their lives but the exact figure is yet to be ascertained.

Eyewitnesses said that a large number of Jamiat-e-Islami party members had gathered there, including the former advisor to President Ashraf Ghani, Zia Massoud.

At least three cars have been destroyed.

No group has so far claimed the attack.

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