Multiple explosions in Kabul : 12 people killed, several wounded

Kabul, Jul 25 : Three bomb blasts took place one after the another in Afghan  capital of Kabul on Thursday, with one hitting a bus carrying government employees, killing a total of at least 12 people, officials said.

A suicide bomber on a motorbike threw himself infront of a bus carrying employees of the Ministry of Mines in Kabul on Thursday morning, killing five people and wounding 10 others, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, Nusrat Rahimi said.

While seven people were killed and more than 20 wounded in the second explosion.

“First a magnetic bomb pasted to a minibus exploded, then a suicide bomber blew himself near the bus attack site and the third blast happened when a car was blown up by unknown militants,” said Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman of the interior ministry in Kabul.

“The death toll could rise from all the three blasts,” he said.

The attack took place at 8:10 am Kabul time, Rahimi said, adding that “another explosion also reported after the suicide attack.”

A spokesman for Ministry of Interior, Nusrat Rahimi, said another explosion happened in Pul-e-Charkhi area in Kabul.

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