Two explosions rock Afghan capital after bus blast

By REUTERS
July 25, 2019 08:07
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KABUL - Two explosions went off in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, minutes after a bus carrying government employees was hit by a blast, killing five people, government officials said.



"One explosion occurred near the bus blast site and the second hit the eastern part of the city," said Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the interior ministry.

Casualties were feared, he said.



At least five people were killed and 10 wounded when a bomb attached to the bus carrying government employees went off, officials said earlier.



A witness near the site of the bus blast said a minibus had caught fire and he could see several injured people and bodies.



No militant group claimed responsibility for any of the three blasts.


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