31 Oct '17, 1pm

#UPDATE A suicide attacker kills three inside Kabul's heavily fortified diplomatic zone

#UPDATE A suicide attacker kills three inside Kabul's heavily fortified diplomatic zone

A suicide attacker riding a motorcycle blew himself up inside Kabul's heavily fortified diplomatic zone on Tuesday, killing at least three people and wounding 15, officials said. It was the first attack targeting the Afghan capital's so-called "Green Zone" since a massive truck bomb ripped through the area on May 31, killing or wounding hundreds. "Our initial information shows the suicide attacker was on a motorcycle. He made it through the first checkpoint but was stopped at the second checkpoint and detonated," defence ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri told AFP. "We don't know the target but it happened a few metres from the defence ministry's foreign relations office. No casualties to our personnel." There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which the health ministry said had killed at least three people and wounded 15. "I was 100 metres away when th...

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militarytimes.com 31 Oct '17, 7pm

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber struck near the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan’s capital on Tuesday, killing five peopl...