Afghanistan: On Wednesday, a suicide attack targeting a vehicle carrying staff of Pul-e-Charkhi prison killed at least seven people while wounding at least fourteen others, including two children, in Kabul city.
However, independent civilian sources in Afghanistan told ITCT Newsdesk that the government is covering up the casualties as it often does and that the real death toll is somewhere around 20-30. ITCT Newsdesk could not immediately verify these claims.
The attack has been claimed by Islamic State (Khorasan) group.
ITCT Newsdesk obtained the photo of the vehicle that was targeted:
Islamic State also released the photo of the suicide bomber, identified as Umar Karvan.
#KABUL – The explosion targeting Pul-e-Charkhi prison’s staff vehicle in Kabul killed seven people and wounded 14 others including two children, Kabul police confirmed. #Afghanistan pic.twitter.com/fAB4mh3C3v
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