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Blast kills 3 in Kabul

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Blast kills 3 in Kabul

Kabul, Jan 10 (IANS) At least three people were killed and another person was injured in a blast in Kabul on Sunday, Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian said.<br /><br /><br />The blast, according to the official, took place at 8. 30 a. m. in Police District 8, Xinhua news agency reported.<br /><br />Arian said that the victims included Zia Wadan, spokesman for the Public Protection Force.<br /><br />Without providing details, the official blamed the Taliban outfit for the attack.<br /><br />The militant group is yet to respond to the allegation.<br /><br />Since last month, at least 23 people have been killed and 70 others injured in security incidents in Kabul.<br /><br />Kabul witnessed 15 security incidents late December 2020, including suicide attacks, car bomb attacks, magnetic IED blasts and targeted killings.<br /><br />Four blasts occurred in Kabul on December 26.<br /><br />Most of the magnetic IED blasts targeted security vehicles and were near police headquarters buildings in various areas of the city.<br /><br />.