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Two People Killed and 25 Injured Caused by Blast Targeted Toward Afghan President’s Running Mate

A big explosion caught a minimum of two people killed and 25 others wounded on Sunday after the political office of the Afghan president’s working mate and stormed by unknown attackers.

Nasrat Rahimi, an inside ministry spokesman, mentioned the assault focused the Green Trend party headquarters within the Afghan capital, Kabul, but denied reports that vice presidential candidate Amrullah Saleh was wounded.

The Reuters information company reported Saleh hit by shrapnel earlier than being safely evacuated from the office. Images shared by an authorities official confirmed Saleh was sitting in a backyard with bloodstains on his proper arm. Security guards surrounded him.

Ferdous Faramarz, a spokesman for Kabul’s police chief, said the explosion was doubtless a suicide automobile bomb and the gunfight was nonetheless ongoing after the assailants stormed the constructing following the blast.

Health ministry spokesman Wahidullah Mayar stated no less than two people had been killed and 25 wounded.

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