Kabul, September 9
A bombing within the Afghan capital on Wednesday focused the convoy of the nation’s first Vice-President, killing 10 individuals and wounding at the very least 31, together with a number of of his bodyguards, the Interior Ministry mentioned.
No one instantly claimed duty for the assault and the Taliban rapidly denied they have been behind the bombing. First Vice-President Amrullah Saleh suffered minor burns within the blast. The bomb was hidden in a cart by the roadside and detonated as his convoy handed by. Saleh, who can be Afghanistan’s former intelligence chief, mentioned in his first tv look instantly after the assault that he was effective and had sustained solely slight burns.
His spokesman, Razwan Murad, known as the assault a “vicious terrorist attempt” on Saleh’s life.
The explosion left behind a scene of destruction — at the very least 10 retailers have been smoldering within the aftermath of the explosion. — AP