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Suicide attack in Kabul leaves 5 dead, 16 wounded

Kabul explosion [1]A suicide attacked rocked capital Kabul this afternoon after a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) was detonated near the main entrance gate of Hamid Karzai International Airport.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said at least five people were killed and 16 others were injured following the attack.

A statement by MoI said a number of children were also among those injured who were taken to hospital and are currently under the treatment.

Wahidullah Mayar, spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), had earlier said at least four people and seventeen others were wounded in the attack.

Mayar further added that a woman and child were among those killed or injured in the incident.

No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

This was fourth suicide attack which rocked capital Kabul during the past three days.

Taliban militants detonated a truck packed with explosives in Shah Shaheed area of Kabul city early on Friday morning which left at least 15 dead and dozens f others wounded.

Two back to back explosions rocked capital Kabul late on Friday night which left at least 27 police recruits dead along with a NATO service member and 8 contracted civilians of the Resolute Support mission.