Massive explosion rocks Kabul after suicide bomber targets security compound
iStock/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — At least 11 people were injured when a suicide attacker drove a vehicle full of explosives into a compound housing a foreign security company in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, Afghan officials said.
Following the explosion, which could be heard throughout Kabul, security guards and Afghan security forces engaged the attackers, according to Kabul Police Chief Basir Mujahid.
The compound houses the local offices of the British security company G4S; it is also known as “Camp Anjuman.”
Three of the 11 people wounded were in critical condition, Afghanistan’s health ministry said. All of the wounded are residents who live near the compound, the ministry said.
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