A roadside bomb explodes in the Afghan capital, injuring two people

A roadside bomb explodes in the Afghan capital, injuring two people

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Taliban fighters secure the area after a roadside bomb explodes in Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, November 15, 2021. Police said the bomb exploded on a crowded street in the Afghan capital on Monday, wounding two people. (AP Photo / Petros Giannakouris)

Acceptance A roadside bomb exploded on a busy street in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Monday, injuring two people, police said.

The bomb exploded while a taxi was passing in the Kota-e-Sanji district, west of Kabul. A Taliban spokesman for the Kabul police, who goes by the name of Wahid Mobin, said two people were wounded. Witnesses said one of them was a woman in the taxi and the other was passing by.

The explosion came two days after a bomb exploded in a minibus in another part of western Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding five others. Colleagues identified the dead man as Hamid Seghani, a journalist working for Ariana TV.

No one has claimed responsibility for the two blasts. The Islamic State is waging a campaign of violence in Afghanistan targeting Taliban fighters and civilians, especially members of the Shiite-dominated Hazara ethnic group.

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