The Taliban government has confirmed two dead and three wounded after a car exploded in the north of the Afghan capital, Kabul, which was transporting explosives, according to the spokesman for the Kabul Police, Khalid Zadran.
Other sources have reported a higher number of victims and have added that the target was a Taliban military convoy returning from the military ceremony held this Wednesday in the capital on the occasion of the withdrawal of US forces on August 31, 2021, according to has collected DPA.
The authorities have launched an investigation to clarify what happened. For the moment, no group has claimed responsibility for these attacks, according to the Jaama news agency. The country continues to suffer attacks on a regular basis, mostly claimed by the affiliate in the country of the Islamic State terrorist group.
This new attack coincides with the celebration of the first anniversary of the withdrawal of US troops from the country on August 31, 2021, which ended 20 years of foreign military presence after the insurgents took power.
The Taliban have held a military parade to commemorate this date at Bagram airfield, once the great US military coordination center in Afghanistan, located about 70 kilometers north of the Afghan capital, Kabul.
Source: Europa Press