22 killed, 38 hurt in Kabul suicide attack

22 killed, 38 hurt in Kabul suicide attack

Agency News

Kabul, Sep 17 :  At least 22 people, including six military personnel, were killed and 38 others injured in an explosion carried out by a suicide bomber near Massoud Square on Tuesday, police said.

"There are both women and children among those killed or wounded in the attack," police spokesperson said.Security forces have cordoned off the area for precautionary measures.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.The blast near the Massoud Square was the second in a day.Earlier, an explosion in Afghanistan's Parwan province killed 26 people and injured 42  near an election rally held by President Ashraf Ghani.