The Ministry of Defense confirmed that a suicide bomber detonated a Mercedes vehicle packed with explosives close to the compound of Special Operations Corps in Reshkhor area of Kabul.

According to a statement released by Ministry of Defense, the attack claimed the lives of 4 soldiers of the Special Operations Corps and wounded.

In its reaction to the attack, the Ministry of Defense said the terrorist groups have resorted to terrorist attacks in the cities and in civilian areas after suffering heavy losses in the battlefield and losing vast areas which were under their control.

The statement further added that such attacks demonstrate that the terrorists are under unprecedented pressure in the battlefields.

The Ministry of Defense also added that the national defense and security forces will use all force to continue operations against the terrorist groups.

The Taliban group claimed responsibility for today’s suicide car bomb explosion near the Special Operations Corps compound.