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Kabul suicide bombing: Death toll reaches 48

ANI | Updated: Aug 15, 2018 20:48 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 15 (ANI): The death toll rose to 48 in the suicide bombing attack which shook Kabul on Wednesday.
67 others were also injured in the attack when a suspected suicide bomber blew himself up in front of an educational centre in Dasht-e-Barchi in the west of the Afghan capital Kabul.
The blast occurred at a time when classes were being conducted, reported Tolo News.
The security forces have sealed off the place and the injured have been shifted to the city hospital.
Family members of the victims expressed their anger about the lax security arrangements in the institute claiming that the institute "was under threat in the past."
The Taliban has not yet taken responsibility for the blast.
Further details are awaited.
More than 100 people were killed and 133 injured as hundreds of Taliban militants launched an attack in Afghanistan's city of Ghazni since August 10. The clashes are still going on.
Afghanistan has been in a political turmoil state for years. Taliban insurgency in the state has caused the country to become unstable.(ANI)

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