Seven dead and six wounded in Kabul Taliban attack

Taliban claim responsibility for suicide bombings

(ANSA) - Kabul, October 1 - Seven people were killed and six injured in the early hours of Wednesday morning after two Taliban suicide attacks against Afghan army vehicles, news agency Pajhwok said, citing police sources.
    Mohammad Ayoub Salangi, Afghan deputy minister of security, said the suicide bombers attacked an army van in the vicinity of Kabul University, while a second military vehicle was targeted in Deh Sabz, in the outskirts of the Afghan capital. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujhaid claimed responsibility for the attacks on twitter and specified the actions were part of the 2014 Khaibar offensive. Wednesday's onslaught was the Taliban's first since Ashraf Ghani became president.


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