Blasts rock Kabul, IED targets land cruiser
There are no reports of any casualties as of now
Three blasts rocked Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday morning as per news reports. Ariana News said that an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) targetted a land cruiser in Kart-e-Parwan. There are no reports of any casualties as of now. Afghanistan's Tolo News reported that there were three blasts and four people were injured in total.
Reportedly, first explosion took place in Qala-e-Abdul Ali area in Kabul province. It targetted a police vehicle. Second blast hit Ministry of Labour vehicle on Qoway Markaz in Kabul. Third blast targetted a police vehicle in downtown Kabul.
Police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz told reporters that two people were killed and another wounded in their vehicle by a bomb in downtown Kabul.
Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian told AFP that one of those killed was a district police chief in the capital.
An AFP photograph at the scene said the bomb had ripped through the rear of what was appeared to be an armoured vehicle.
Minutes earlier, another blast targeting a vehicle in the same district wounded four people, Faramarz added.
(With AFP inputs)