Twin blasts near Afghan parliament in Kabul, casualties feared



Afghan security forces stand guard near the site of two blasts in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Two loud explosions have rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul, causing casualties. The target of the blasts was probably an area that includes government and lawmakers' offices. Sediq Sediqqi, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said that first, a suicide bomber carried out an attack, followed by a second explosion, caused by car bomb parked near the site.


Kabul, Jan 10 Twin explosions were detonated near the Afghan parliament in Kabul today, the interior ministry said, with casualties feared in the latest attack to rock the Afghan capital.

At least one of the blasts was apparently caused by a car bomb, ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said.

"They targeted employees of parliament, there have been casualties," a second security source said.


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