Afghanistan: ISIL claims responsibility for detonating power pylon in northern Kabul


Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant officially claimed responsibility for detonating a power pylon that cut the main power line to Kabul and left the Afghan capital in complete darkness since Thursday.

In a statement released on the Telegram channel, the group said that the soldiers of the caliphate detonated a bomb on an electricity pylon in Kabul, to damage the electricity sector.

The power pylon was detonated in the northern Shakardara district of Kabul that cut Kabul’s and other provinces’ electricity that is yet to be reconnected.

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Source: Khaama Press

Related story: Nangarhar province, 23 October 2021 – One child was killed and two others were injured when a roadside bomb exploded on a car in the city of Jalalabad, local officials in Nangarhar said.

This event took place after noon today, in Behsud area of Dubili, in the eighth district of Jalalabad city.

Source: Aśvaka News Agency – Twitter