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PublishDate: Monday, March 15, 2021 16:09

15 Civilians Wounded in Kabul Blast: Police

At least 15 civilians were wounded in an explosion that targeted a bus in Kabul city on Monday afternoon, Kabul police said in a statement.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The blast occurred around 3:50 pm local time in the -e-Bagh area after a bus struck a mine, the statement said.

“The victims have been transferred to the hospital,” it said.

The statement did not provide further details about the blast.

Sources said that the bus was carrying the employees of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology.

No group including the Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for the blast.

On Sunday, five people were killed, and 16 more people were wounded, in two separate blasts occurring in less than one hour of each other in PD3 and PD6 of Kabul city,## Kabul police said.

Both explosions targeted vehicles and “all the victims were civilians,” according to security sources.

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