One killed, 13 hurt in Kabul suicide attack

By REUTERS
December 28, 2015 07:15

KABUL - A suicide bomber killed at least one person and wounded 13 in an attack on a road near Kabul airport, officials in the Afghan capital said on Monday, barely two weeks after a major Taliban assault in the city.

A police officer at the scene said the suicide bomber walked up to a white pickup truck and detonated explosives he was wearing. A minibus was also destroyed by the explosion, which shattered the windows of nearby shops.

The head of Kabul police, Abdul Rahman Rahimi, said one person had been killed and 13 wounded, including three women. He said the aim of the attack in an overwhelmingly civilian area was to create fear among Afghans.


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