15 cadets dead, four wounded in suicide attack on Kabul Military Academy

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Oct 21, 2017, 12:19 PM(IST)

(Representative Image) Photograph:( Reuters )

The Afghan Ministry of Defence has said 15 cadets were killed and four wounded in the suicide attack Saturday on the Kabul Military Academy. 

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The blast took place near the gate of the Marshal Fahim Military Academy. 

The bomber had targeted a bus carrying academy cadets. 

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Also read: Rockets hit downtown Kabul, no casualties reported

This latest attack came just hours after an early-morning rocket attack on downtown Kabul.

At least three rockets landed on the city in the attack. Reuters reported there were no casualties. 

Two mosques -- one in Kabul, one in Ghor province -- were attacked by suicide bombers on Friday. 

At least 72 people have died in those attacks. 

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