A roadside bomb in Kabul has injured first Afghanistan’s Vice President, Amrullah Saleh, on Wednesday.
Saleh, 49, escaped with minor accidents.
The explosion killed not less than 10 folks and wounded 15, together with the VP’s bodyguards.
Saleh, in a video, confirmed he sustained a minor burn on his face and an damage to his hand.
Standing subsequent to a flag with a bandaged left hand, he mentioned: “I’m fantastic however a few of my guards have been wounded. My son, who was within the automotive with me, and I are each fantastic. I’ve some burns on my face and hand. The blast was robust.”
The previous intelligence chief, is the senior of President Ashraf Ghani’s two vice presidents.
Saleh has survived a number of assassination makes an attempt, together with one on his workplace in 2019.
At the least, 20 folks had been killed in that incident.
Javid Faisal, Nationwide Safety Council spokesman tweeted that the assaults “received’t weaken our resolve for a long-lasting and dignified peace in Afghanistan.”
European Union delegation in Afghanistan condemned the event.
“That is an assault on the Republic and determined act by spoilers of peace efforts, who have to be collectively confronted”, it tweeted.
The Taliban, by way of its spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, has denied involvement within the assault which occurred forward of a gathering with the Afghan authorities.
The peace talks will probably be held in Qatar’s capital, Doha.
A roadside bomb in Kabul focused Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh however he escaped unhurt, his spokesman mentioned. The assault killed not less than six folks https://t.co/8GD5q9JzhK pic.twitter.com/PYFVgKhTAW
— Reuters (@Reuters) September 9, 2020
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