Six people, including four security force members, were killed and three others were wounded in four different incidents in Kabul in the last 24 hours, police confirmed.
On Thursday night, two police officers were killed in unidentified gunmen attack in Koshkak area in Paghman district. A a civilian who was a shopkeeper was wounded in the incident, security officials said
“When I heard a gunshot, I came and saw that my uncle was shot and wounded. I took him to hospital. When we came back from the hospital, we saw that two police officers were martyred,” said Mina Gul, a witness to the incident.
“Every day there is suffering. We hear every day that someone from a family has been killed or wounded,” said Ismail, a resident of Paghman.
In another incident in Kabul's District 3 and near the Dehmazang area, two people were killed and two others were wounded on Friday afternoon.
Kabul Police said that based on initial reports the clash happened between armed robbers and a security force member, adding that the incident is under investigation.
In another incident in Kabul's District 5, an ANA officer was killed on Friday afternoon, while another ANA officer was shot dead in District 8.
“How long this situation will continue?How long should we will have insecurity? People are really tired of security incidents,” said Abdullah, a Kabul resident.
“He was an employee of the National Directorate of Security. They had pistols and were using against each other, several killed and wounded due to fire exchanges," said a Kabul resident.
Kabul has witnessed an increase in security incidents in recent months, including explosions of magnetic mines, targeted assassinations, and crime incidents.