One killed, six injured in Kabul IED blast targeting government employees

| Monday, April 11, 2016 - 11:32
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Kabul blast

The heavy explosion took place in Bagrami area | Photo: ANI

Kabul: At least one person was killed and six others severely injured after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was detonated near government employees' vehicle in Kabul on Monday morning.

The heavy explosion took place in Bagrami area, targeting the education ministry workers.

A police official confirmed that the explosive device was planted in a bus carrying Ministry of Education workers and was detonated in Bagram area, reports Khaama Press.

Today's blast comes two days after Kabul city was hit by rocket attack which did not incur any casualties.

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Meanwhile, no group including the Taliban militants have claimed responsibility behind the incident so far.

On Saturday, a rocket attack rocked Afghan capital hours after US secretary of state John Kerry wrapped up a one-day trip to the country.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Taliban militant group has launched similar attacks in the past.

Late last month, the Taliban fired three rockets on new Afghan parliament building, causing no loss of live.

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