Published: Sat, May 12, 2018
Worldwide | By Jermaine Blake

Explosions Reported In Kabul, Casualties Feared

Explosions Reported In Kabul, Casualties Feared

In the first attack a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a police station in the west of the city, sparking an intense gunfight between other militants and officers, interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish told AFP.

Taliban militants in the latest achievements overrun the statically important Tala-o-Barfak district in the northern Baghlan province on Tuesday night putting the government forces into defensive positions.

The second assault unfolded within the metropolis middle, the place a suicide bomber struck the doorway to a police station with the intention to clear the best way for an additional 4 bombers.

An AFP correspondent near the scene of the second attack saw a body on the street by the police station and heard several gunshots.

However, the Afghan Intelligence - National Directorate of Security - said that the notorious Haqqani terrorist network was involved in the coordinated attacks.

Kabul has witnessed several attacks so far this year.

Gunfire was also reported during the "cleanup operation" following the blast.

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The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack on the Kabul police station, while the Taliban said it had carried out the strike near the Asian Development Bank.

Both the Taliban and IS frequently target Afghanistan's Western-backed government and security forces.

Wednesday's attack comes just over a week after twin blasts in Kabul killed 26 people including nine journalists on April 30.

Mohammad Hashim, a member of parliament from the northern Faryab province, says the insurgents early Wednesday seized the compound in Bilchirgh district.

In the eastern Nangarhar province, a rocket fired by insurgents struck a market, killing two people and wounding 19, according to Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor. He said another explosion occurred near a different police station. The Taliban have captured a number of districts in numerous components of the nation from Afghan safety forces since 2014, when the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally concluded their fight mission and shifted to a supporting position.

Interior Minister Wais Barmak said that "special forces were trying to bring the situation under control".

He said another four civilians were killed and 15 wounded in a gun battle in the same district, in which two insurgents were killed and seven wounded.

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