Security officials confirmed that a suicide bomber targeted security forces convoy in Paghman district in Kabul.
Blast Targets Security Forces Convoy In Kabul; 12 Killed
A convoy of Afghan forces was targeted by a suicide attack in Paghman district in the west of Kabul on Tuesday morning, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed.
The MoI spokesman Najib Danish said that at least four security force members and eight civilians including two women were were killed and six security force members and three civilians were wounded in the incident.
The explosion occurred at around 9:20am Kabul time in Bala Chinar area in Paghman district when security forces were passing through the area and were targeted by a car bomb explosion, Danish said.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Public Health spokesman Wahid Majroh told TOLOnews that six people were killed and six other were wounded in the explosion.
Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.