‘ Explosion in Kabul Day Before Ghani Inauguration ‘

#AceWorldNews – KABUL – September 28 – An explosion has struck the diplomatic quarter of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, a day before the inauguration ceremony for the country’s new president, Ashraf Ghani.

The blast took place in Zanbaq Square, close to the Iranian and Turkish embassies, journalists in the city reported, adding that the explosion might be a result of a magnetic bomb on an Afghan army vehicle.”

At 9:15 this morning, a sticky bomb attached to an Afghan army vehicle exploded in Zanbaq Square … only injuring the driver,” Najib Danish, Interior Ministry deputy spokesman, told Reuters.

Ghani succeeds outgoing president Hamid Karzai, the only Afghan leader since the 2001 US-led invasion.


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