Afghan Public Protection Force spox killed in Kabul IED blast

TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) – Afghanistan's spokesman for the Public Protection Force and two others were killed in an explosion in Kabul today.

Three people including Zia Wadan, a spokesman for the Public Protection Force were killed in an explosion in Kabul city on Sunday morning, the Interior Ministry confirmed, TOLO News reported.

The blast occurred around 8:30 am local time in the Kart-e-Naw area of PD8 in Kabul city.

“Zia Wadan and two of his colleagues were killed and another person was wounded,” said the statement, adding: “It happened while Wadan was on his way to the office."

Earlier, a security source said that three people were killed and two were wounded. 

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the blast, but the Interior Ministry in today’s statement blamed the Taliban.

ZZ/PR

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