Tolo News – Heavy Explosion Rocks Kabul; 4 Civilians Killed

Officials said the explosion happened in Qala-e-Wazir area in Kabul’s PD9 at around 8:30am.

Kabul – Kabul Province – Afghanistan, 03 June 2019. A heavy explosion rocked Kabul city on Friday morning hours after an explosion near the military academy in the west of Kabul left six people dead.

Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for Ministry of Interior Affairs, told TOLO news that the explosion happened in Qala-e-Wazir area in Kabul’s PD9 and that it was a car bomb blast.

He said the explosion happened at around 8:30 am.

Eyewitnesses and police sources said the explosion targeted a foreign forces convoy.

According to sources, five people were wounded in the explosion.

At least four civilians were killed and three others wounded in a car bomb blast in Kabul which happened at around 8:30am this morning, the Interior Ministry’s spokesman Nasrat Rahimi confirmed.

US-Forces Afghanistan confirmed that at least four US service members were wounded in the explosion in Kabul’s Qala-e-Wazir area on Friday morning.

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