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Blast kills several in Afghan capital

A blast has killed several and injured more in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital Kabul.



Eli Ridder | The Avro Post

An explosion attributed to a suicide bomber has killed seven and injured 22 in Kabul, according to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Interior. 

The blast took place in the Shiite-dominant PD6 neighbourhood, ministry deputy spokesman Nusrat Rahimi told local media.

Mr. Rahimi described location as near a checkpoint, some 300 meters from Mosalla-a-Mazari where a large gathering was being held.

More details to follow. Image of Kabul from Wikimedia Commons.

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