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PublishDate: Thursday, December 28, 2017 11:34

At least 13 killed, 18 injured in Kabul blast

Nai, a media advocacy group, said that the attack targeted Afghan Voice news agency. Mujib Khelwatgar, CEO of the group, said that the attack left many casualties.

An explosion rocked Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, killing at least four people.

The blast happened in Qalai Nazir area, Police District 6 of the city. The area houses also a news agency and a cultural centre.

Nai, a media advocacy group, said that the attack targeted Afghan Voice news agency. Mujib Khelwatgar, CEO of the group, said that the attack left many casualties.

Najib Danish, a spokesman for Interior Ministry, said that the blast was likely triggered by a suicide bomb. He said that most of the casulaties were civilians.

The blast left at least 13 killed and 18 injured, Ismail Kawoosi, a spokesman for Public Health Ministry.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

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