Explosions in Kabul reported Sunday with civilian casualties

TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (MNA) – Two different explosions have rocked the Afghanistan capital of Kabul while the Taliban said the blasts targeted civilians.

An explosion rocked "Eidgah" Mosque in Kabul on Sunday afternoon, according to the Iranian IRIB news agency in the Afghan capital.

According to the report, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed the blast, saying, "Civilians were targeted in the blast and the victims were civilians."

There have been no details yet on how the blast occurred and how many people might have been killed or wounded in the explosion.

According to the IRIB, the explosion took place during the funeral ceremony of the mother of Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, who is now appointed as the deputy minister of information and culture.

This is while it has been reported that a Taliban convoy was targeted in Kabul on Sunday.

The Deputy Minister of Information of Afghanistan reported that several people were killed and injured in an explosion near the Ministry of Defense in Kabul.

According to the report, some Taliban authorities were targeted in the explosion on their convoy.


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