Bomb attacks and ambush attacks in Afghanistan killed at least five people and injured 15 people. Officials gave this information. Police said that two people, including a police officer, were killed and two injured in two bomb attacks targeting government employees in the capital Kabul.
Meanwhile, two people were killed and 11 were injured in an attack targeting a vehicle of the Provincial Intelligence Department in Puli Khumri, the capital of northern Bagalan province. This information was given by the spokesman of the governor of the province, Nazir Nazim.
At the same time, the Intelligence Chief’s vehicle was ambushed in the town of Taryn Kot in southern Urozgan Province, killing him and injuring two others. Jailgai Ibadi, spokesman for the provincial governor, gave this information. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
According to Kabul Police spokesman Fardaus Fermaz, one bomb was pasted on a police vehicle while the other was stuck in a car from the Ministry of Education. Farmaz said police are investigating both attacks. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said he was not aware of the blasts. Meanwhile, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a mortar attack in Kabul on the occasion of the country’s Independence Day on Tuesday in which at least 10 civilians, including four children, were injured.
The militant group said they fired 16 mortar shells, targeting the presidential residence, embassies and Afghan government offices in Kabul.