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PublishDate: Monday, February 22, 2021 15:07

Death Toll Rises to Four in Kabul Roadside Bomb Blast

The death toll from Sunday’s roadside bomb blast in Kabul’s Baraki roundabout rose to four, a source said on Monday, adding that six people were wounded in the explosion.

Afghan voice Agency (AVA)_The blast took place on Sunday afternoon in which a was targeted by the roadside bomb, police said.

The target was Sayed Abrar Sadat, an officer of office of the deputy minister of interior in which he, two others official of the ministry and a child were killed and six more, including three children and two women were wounded, a source said on Monday.

The Taliban has denied involvement in the blast but the government often blames the group for such attacks.

Footage shared on social media following the shows a woman lying on the ground with two distressed children, presumably the woman's, nearby.

Data collected by TOLOnews shows that 66 security and criminal incidents occurred in Kabul over the last month, during which 51 people were killed.

Figures by TOLOnews show that Mubashir Muslimyar, a university lecturer, Abdul Qayum Zazai, head of the operation of the NDS’s 909 unit, Zazai's son who was an army officer, two other army officers, an NDS officer, two police officers and a lecturer at             Military Academy were the victims of the targeted attacks in Kabul over the last 10 days.

The victims’ families called for justice and punishment for those behind the attacks.

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