KABUL: ‘ SIX AFGHAN SOLDIERS KILLED IN SUICIDE BOMBING ATTACK ON MINI-BUS ‘

#AceWorldNews – AFGHANISTAN: Dec.11- Six Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Thursday morning suicide bomber attack on a military minibus on the outskirts of Kabul, according to officials.

Another 10 people have been injured, Farid Afzali, the chief of criminal investigation for Kabul police told AP.

The bomber was reportedly on foot and carried out the attack during the morning rush hour on a busy road in the east of the Afghan capital.

The Taliban is responsible for the attack, according to a message the media received from the group’s spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, AFP reports.

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‘ TWO ROADSIDE BOMBS KILL MEMBERS OF ANTI-TALIBAN MILITIA ‘

#AceWorldNews – Nov.07 – Two roadside bombs, minutes apart, struck a minibus and a motorcycle in a north-western tribal region near the Afghan border, AP reported.

"The first blast hit the motorbike, killing the son of the anti-Taliban peace militia and injuring his friend, while the second blast hit a passenger van killing five people", Khan told AFP.

“The first blast hit the motorbike, killing the son of the anti-Taliban peace militia and injuring his friend, while the second blast hit a passenger van killing five people”, Khan told AFP.

At least six people were killed, according to a government administrator in Pakistan, Meraj Khan.

Five passengers in the minivan and the cyclist were killed and four people were wounded in Friday’s blasts in Mohmand tribal region, Khan said.

Those dead included members of a local anti-Taliban militia. 

“The incident occurred in Chinori village of the Orakzai tribal district (around 75 miles north-west of Peshawar), the target was the son of a peace committee chief”, said a local administration official.

Khushal Khan, a senior administration official, confirmed the incident.

“The first blast hit the motorbike, killing the son of the anti-Taliban peace militia and injuring his friend, while the second blast hit a passenger van killing five people”, Khan told AFP.

No one claimed responsibility for the attacks but Pakistani officials has blamed local militants for previous similar attacks in the area.

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