KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two giant bombings in Afghanistan’s capital on Tuesday wounded a minimum of 50 individuals, a well being official stated.
A suicide bomber focused an space of Kabul the place authorities and lawmakers’ workplaces are situated, and moments later a automotive bomb went off close by, Inside Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi stated, with out offering casualty figures.
Mohibullah Zeer, a Well being Ministry official, stated 50 individuals wounded within the assault had been delivered to hospitals.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed the assaults.
Ghulam Faroq Naziri, a lawmaker from the western Herat province, stated one other MP type the identical province, Rahima Jami, was wounded.
Earlier within the day, a suicide bomber on foot struck within the southern Helmand province, killing a minimum of seven individuals, stated Gen. Agha Noor Kemtoz, the provincial police chief. The goal of the assault was a guesthouse utilized by a provincial intelligence official in Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital, he stated.
These killed embrace civilian and army personnel, and 6 others have been wounded within the assault, Kemtoz stated. A automotive filled with explosives was discovered close by.
Nobody claimed duty for the Helmand assault, nevertheless it bore the hallmarks of the Taliban.