Taliban blow up Afghan army bus

Driver killed and 22 soldiers injured as roadside bomb explodes in Kabul.

    The explosion aimed at an Afghan army bus also wounded six civilians, police said [Reuters]

    Police at the scene said that as many as six Afghan civilians were also injured in the bombing.
     
    Taliban members carried out the attack, Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the group, said.
     
    The bombing is only the latest attack carried out by Taliban members in the nation's capital.
     
    Late on Wednesday, a member of Afghanistan's parliament who was prime minister for a few weeks in 1992, was assassinated outside his home by unknown men.
     
    Abdul Sabur Farid Kuhestani, aged in his mid-fifties, was shot dead in an ambush, Ali Shah Paktiawal, the city's criminal investigation chief, said.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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