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Two separate attacks claim 48 lives in Afghanistan
September 17, 2019

In Afghanistan, forty-eight people were killed and forty-two wounded in two separate suicide attacks in capital Kabul and Parwan province on Tuesday. In the first attack, a man on foot blew himself up near the US Embassy in Kabul, killing twenty-two people and injuring thirty others.

While in the second attack, a man riding a motorcycle detonated his explosives in the election rally of sitting President Ashraf Ghani in Charikar city of Parwan province, killing twenty-six people and injuring forty-two others.

However, Ashraf Ghani remained unhurt.

The Taliban have claimed the responsibility for both the attacks.

NNR/Mustafa