Kabul's security department's spokesman Khalid Zadran said that 19 people died in an explosion on Friday at Kaaj educational center, and 27 others are injured.
Khalid Zadran said that students came to the center, in PD13, to take the Kankor university entrance exam, and the number of casualties is preliminary and may increase.
"An educational institution that held entrance exams has been targeted in Kabul's PD13. Sadly, preliminary data shows that twenty people were killed in the attack and many others were injured,” Zadran said.
The explosion occurred around 7:30 am.
An eyewitness and local residents told TOLOnews that today’s event in the Kaaj educational center was a suicide attack. Ambulances are transferring the injured to the nearest hospitals.
"After a shot was fired, we heard an explosion on this side. From this side of the street, smoke rose. People were escaping and there were injured people on this street. I took the injured to the hospital,” said Mohammad Nasser Hossein Ali, an eyewitness.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
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