Two people were injured in a magnetic mine explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul, police said Wednesday morning.
Firdaus Faramarz, a spokesman for the Kabul Police Command, said, in a statement reported by the Afghan Khaama Press Agency, that a mine targeted a Hilux car this morning in an area that has 500 families, two people were injured and taken to hospital for treatment.
Yesterday morning, Kabul’s Deputy Governor and his secretary were killed in a magnetic IED explosion, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Tarek Arian.
In a statement, he described the attack as a “war crime and inhumane”.
The Taliban militant group has conducted scores of targeted attacks against civilians and military officials in recent years. The armed outfit considers anyone working for the government, NATO, and U.S.-led troops as a target.