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Kabul Rocket Attacks Death Toll Rises to 10

The death toll in Saturday’s rocket attacks in Kabul has raised to 10, the First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said on Sunday, adding that 51 more were wounded in the attacks.

“The attacks will be investigated thoroughly,” Saleh said in a Facebook post after his daily meeting with security officials.

He said that three brothers who were members of the security organizations were also killed in a magnetic IED blast in PD12 of Kabul.

The Taliban denied involvement in the rocket attacks in Kabul.

On Sunday also two magnetic IED blast happened in Kabul city in which one taxi driver was wounded, Kabul police said.

The first blast took place in Hese Awal-e-Khairkhana area in Kabul after a magnetic IEC which was placed in a taxi exploded and wounded the driver, Kabul police said, adding that “the wounded has been transferred to the hospital.”

But the eyewitnesses said four people were wounded in the blast.

Kabul police also confirmed that an army vehicle was targeted by an IED explosion in the airport road in Kabul's PD10 but had no casualties.

No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blasts.

Kabul Rocket Attacks Death Toll Rises to 10

The rocket attacks in Kabul on Saturday left 51 people wounded, Saleh said, adding that the incident will be probed. 

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The death toll in Saturday’s rocket attacks in Kabul has raised to 10, the First Vice President Amrullah Saleh said on Sunday, adding that 51 more were wounded in the attacks.

“The attacks will be investigated thoroughly,” Saleh said in a Facebook post after his daily meeting with security officials.

He said that three brothers who were members of the security organizations were also killed in a magnetic IED blast in PD12 of Kabul.

The Taliban denied involvement in the rocket attacks in Kabul.

On Sunday also two magnetic IED blast happened in Kabul city in which one taxi driver was wounded, Kabul police said.

The first blast took place in Hese Awal-e-Khairkhana area in Kabul after a magnetic IEC which was placed in a taxi exploded and wounded the driver, Kabul police said, adding that “the wounded has been transferred to the hospital.”

But the eyewitnesses said four people were wounded in the blast.

Kabul police also confirmed that an army vehicle was targeted by an IED explosion in the airport road in Kabul's PD10 but had no casualties.

No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blasts.

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