3 killed in Kabul suicide attack

At least three people were killed in a suicide attack after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a prominent area in the Afghan capital today, Tolo News agency reported.

The incident occurred in the early morning hours after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives close to the National Directorate of Security (NDS), located in Shash Darak area of Kabul.

Also, one person has been wounded in the attack.

An Interior Ministry's spokesman for the Afghan government, Nusrat Rahim, confirmed the attack and said he was yet to receive the reports about casualties.

Security forces have arrived and cordoned off the area from the public.

As of now, no terrorist group or the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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