GARDEZ: On Tuesday, at least 30 people were cause o death and 40 wounded in a car blast in Afghanistan’s eastern province Patika.
In the first place, some other roadside bomb ripped through a minivan carrying employees of the presidential palace in eastern Kabul on Tuesday, killing two passengers, Afghan officials stated.
The explosion struck in the morning hours as the vehicle was using up the palace staffers to work, said Gul Agha Hashimi, the head of criminal probes by the Kabul police.
Blast also injured five other people inside the minivan, including the driver, said Hashimi, speaking to reporters at the site of the attack, “One passenger sustained oneself unharmed,” he appended. Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai stated it was a remotely detonated device planted along the midriff of a primary route.
Zabihullah Mujahid Taliban’s representative, professed responsibility for the attack in a statement mailed to reporters. Roadside bombings are a major menace to both Afghan security forces and civilians over the land. Similar attacks have intensified as the Taliban step up their campaign ahead of the US-led foreign forces’ withdrawal by the close of 2014.