In response to a press release from the Afghan Ministry of Protection, the attacker was confronted by safety forces as he tried to enter the bottom. No group has claimed duty but.
The blast focused a compound of the general public safety drive, a wing of the Afghan safety forces, native officers advised Reuters. It broken civilian residences across the compound, and there may very well be extra casualties from there, they stated.
Inside ministry spokesman Tariq Arian confirmed that there had been a automotive bomb blast however didn’t present additional data on the goal or attainable casualties.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, when contacted by Reuters, didn’t affirm or deny duty.
Afghanistan has seen a spate of automotive bombings over the previous couple of months, regardless of peace talks being below means between negotiation groups of the rebel Taliban and the federal government within the Qatari capital of Doha.
One other bombing on Sunday, within the jap province of Zabul, focusing on a high provincial official, killed not less than one particular person and injured 23, stated Gul Islam Syaal, the spokesman for the province’s governor.
Haji Ata Jan Haqbayan, head of the provincial council of Zabul, suffered minor accidents within the assault on his convoy.
Nobody has claimed duty for the assault on Haqbayan, an outspoken critic of the Taliban.