Taliban attack in Kabul kills 16, wounds dozens of children


The Taliban detonated a powerful car bomb in an area of Afghanistan‘s capital housing military and government buildings, killing at least 16 people, the country’s interior ministry told Al Jazeera.

The bomb went off during the morning rush hour in Kabul when the streets were filled with people, injuring 105 people, including 51 children and five women, government authorities said on Monday.

Mohammad Karim, a police official present at the site of the attack, said the bomb-laden truck exploded outside a defence ministry building.

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Source: Al Jazeera