Tal­iban bomb kills 26

The Sunday Independent - - World -

KABUL: A car bomb at­tack by Tal­iban mil­i­tants killed 26 peo­ple this week in western Kabul near the res­i­dence of Mo­ham­mad Mo­haqiq, the deputy to Afghan Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Ab­dul­lah Ab­dul­lah.

“Forty-one oth­ers were in­jured,” Shah Hus­sain Mur­tazawi, a spokesper­son for the Afghan pres­i­den­tial palace, said.

Tal­iban spokesper­son Zabi­hul­lah Mu­jahid said the bomb­ing tar­geted two buses of the Afghan spy agency, killing 37 per­son­nel. – DPA

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