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Afghanistan: A deadly explosion in the Shia region of Kabul | Taliban Stories

An explosion erupted in a minivan in the Dasht-e Barchi area west of Afghanistan, officials say.

At least one person has been killed and four others injured in a series of car bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan, authorities say.

The incident took place on Saturday in Dasht-e Barchi, a suburb of Kabul, home to a large number of Shia Hazara civilians, who for years had been persecuted by ISIL militants.

The driver, speaking to the AP at the hospital, said that at one point on his journey, a suspicious man boarded a bus and a few minutes later, an explosion erupted behind him.

He saw two riders with their clothes on fire falling into the back of the car while others fled from the front.

“I was in my car when the explosion occurred in the car in front of us,” a witness told AFP. “It burned.”

He asserted that his confession had been obtained through torture, but that his confession had been obtained through torture. A nearby hospital filed a statement acknowledging the death of one and four others.

There was no indication that he was responsible.

Taliban spokesman Zabihulla Mujahid wrote on Twitter that one person was killed and two others were injured when a fire broke out in a minibus and an explosion occurred.

It arrived at least three days later was killed and 15 injured in a bomb blast at a mosque in Nangarhar.

In a statement, the Nangarhar governor’s office said authorities had arrested the two “bombers” of the mosque, but did not comment further. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack in Nangarhar.

“Further investigation into the incident is ongoing and more action will be taken,” he said.

Although the city of Kabul has been without ISIL (ISIS) since the Taliban took over in August, in a recent ISIL offensive it attacked the National Military Hospital, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 50.

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