February 07, 2018

Grenade attack in Kabul city leaves at least 7 wounded

By Khaama Press - Wed Aug 23 2017, 11:17 am

Three back to back explosions took place in the western parts of Kabul city late on Tuesday night with the preliminary reports suggesting at least seven people were wounded.

Security sources are saying the incident took place in the vicinity close to Kote Sangi area after unknown individuals hurled hand grenades on a security post.

According to the security sources, at least seven people were wounded in the attack but other reports indicate that eight people were wounded.

No group or individual has far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

This comes as the anti-government armed militant groups have been attempting to carry out large attacks across the country, including the key cities and provinces as they attempt to expand their insurgency.

The militant groups carried out some large attacks in Kabul city including a coordinated attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul nearly three weeks along with a suicide attacks on foreign forces convoy that left several people dead or wounded, including ordinary civilians.

In the meantime, the security officials said Sunday that a plot by the militants to carry out an explosion in the city was thwarted after an Improvised Explosive was discovered from the vicinity of the 11th police district of the city.

Earlier, the Afghan intelligence said an agent of ISI was arrested as he was attempting to plan an attack on Pul-e-Charkhi prison in Kabul.

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