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Explosion outside Kabul’s military airport

Multiple people were hurt in an explosion that occurred on Sunday near Kabul’s military airport.

According to a Taliban-run interior ministry spokesperson, Abdul Nafi Takor, “this morning an explosion took place outside Kabul Military Airport, as a result of which a number of our compatriots were slain and injured,” adding that investigations are ongoing.

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He did not mention the kind of explosion or its intended target.

According to nearby residents, a huge explosion was heard on the military side of the heavily protected airport before 8 am.

They claimed that all roads had been blocked off and that security personnel had cordoned off the area.

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Daesh has recently targeted several important facilities in Kabul, including the Russian and Pakistani embassies as well as the office of the country’s former prime minister, putting the Taliban-run government in the crosshairs of a brutal insurgency.


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