Explosion hits bus carrying government employees in Kabul, at least four injured
British soldiers and the Afghan National Police secure the site of a suicide bomb blast on August 18, 2009 in Kabul. Photograph: (Getty)
At least four people were wounded in Afghan capital of Kabul today when an explosion hit a bus carrying government employees during rush hour traffic, police and witnesses told Reuters news agency.
A spokesman for the interior ministry, Sediq Seqqi. said: "The target appeared to be a bus carrying employees of the ministry of mining and petroleum."
The blast was reported at around 5 pm (1230 GMT) on a major road near a university and an old parliament building.
Reuters quoted officials as saying that three men and one woman were among the wounded.
(WION with inputs from Reuters)