Three killed, 12 injured in Kabul suicide attack

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Kabul, May 18 (ANI): At least three persons were killed and scores other sustained injuries in a suicide attack which purportedly targeted US vehicles in the heavily fortified government area in Kabul on Tuesday.

According to initial reports, a suicide bomber rammed his explosives laden vehicle into another vehicle near the Afghan Energy and Water Ministry.

Abdul Ghafor Sayedzada, chief of Kabul police's criminal investigation unit, said the blast was believed to have been targeted at US vehicles present in the area, which houses several government buildings and other important installations.

At least 12 injured persons have been admitted to hospitals across the city till reports last came in.

Unconfirmed reports said the Taliban has taken the responsibility for the suicide attack.

More details are awaited. (ANI)

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