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Afghanistan: Five killed, ten injured as blast hits government bus01:56

Afghanistan: Five killed, ten injured as blast hits government bus

Afghanistan, Kabul
June 3, 2019 at 19:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least five people were killed and ten more were injured, after a bus carrying government employees was struck by a blast in Kabul on Monday, according to media reports.

Footage filmed on Monday shows emergency services carrying away bodies from the area hit by the explosion.

"It was around 1:15pm, I just arrived to my shop from the mosque. I saw the smoke rising from a government bus. Flames were engulfing the vehicle, my shop's windows were broken too. I saw many people killed and injured around the bus," said eyewitness Ahmad Shah.

The bus was reportedly hit by an improvised explosive device on the Darulaman Road in southern Kabul.

Civil servants from the Independent Administration Reform and Civil Services Commission were on board, the Ministry of Interior said.

No group has so far claimed responsibility.

On Sunday, four attacks in Afghanistan killed at least two people and injured 27.

Afghanistan: Five killed, ten injured as blast hits government bus01:56
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At least five people were killed and ten more were injured, after a bus carrying government employees was struck by a blast in Kabul on Monday, according to media reports.

Footage filmed on Monday shows emergency services carrying away bodies from the area hit by the explosion.

"It was around 1:15pm, I just arrived to my shop from the mosque. I saw the smoke rising from a government bus. Flames were engulfing the vehicle, my shop's windows were broken too. I saw many people killed and injured around the bus," said eyewitness Ahmad Shah.

The bus was reportedly hit by an improvised explosive device on the Darulaman Road in southern Kabul.

Civil servants from the Independent Administration Reform and Civil Services Commission were on board, the Ministry of Interior said.

No group has so far claimed responsibility.

On Sunday, four attacks in Afghanistan killed at least two people and injured 27.

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