#AceWorldNews – KABUL – A suicide bomber attacked a security checkpoint near the airport in Afghanistan’s capital on Monday, security sources say.
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The attack came minutes before new President Ashraf Ghani was sworn in, Reuters reported.
There were casualties, according to witnesses.
Dignitaries had gathered in Kabul for Ghani’s inauguration, who is taking over from long-time leader Hamid Karzai.
On Sunday 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.