Kabul Car Bombing kill 24, more than 42 injured

Kabul: Spokesman of an interior ministry talking to media stated that minimum of 24 people lost their lives while several others got injured in a car bomb explosion that took place in Kabul today morning.

Official, Najib Danish stated: “The car bomb hit a bus carrying employees of the ministry of mines during rush hour.”

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No terrorist group immediately claimed the blast, but it came as the Taliban have stepped up attacks across the country in recent days, with several new districts falling to the militants over the weekend.

The neighbourhood in which Monday’s bomb detonated is home to many Shiite Hazaras, a persecuted ethnic minority who have been targeted many times in the past.

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