The Taliban group claimed responsibility for the explosions in Kabul city and Parwan provinces.

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement that a suicide bomber detonated his explosives close to the Personnel Department of the Ministry of Defense in Kabul city this afternoon.

Mujahid further added that another suicide bomber of the group detonated his explosives close to an election rally in Charikar city.

Furthermore, Mujahid claimed that that the two attacks inflicted heavy casualties on security personnel.

However, the officials in Parwan are saying that the attack close to election rally of Ashraf Ghani killed more than 26 people and wounded 42 others, mostly civilians.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Interior said the suicide attack close to Massoud Square in Kabul city killed 22 civilians and wounded at least 38 others.


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