Five people have been killed following a deadly attack on a British convoy in Afghanistan’s capital city Kabul, with the Taliban claiming responsibility for the attack.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a deadly bomb attack on a British convoy on Jalalabad Road, in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul. The attack killed five people – the nationalities of the victims has not been announced, but local reports suggest that they were local Afghan pedestrians caught up in the blast.
The suicide attack also left 20 people injured, as the bomber drove in on a motorbike laden with explosives, according to General Ayoub Salangi – the Afghanistan deputy interior minister.
The British embassy confirmed to a number of news sites, including the Al Jazeera network, that one of their vehicles was hit in the attack but there were no diplomats travelling in the truck at the time of the blast. However, it said a number of its staff were being treated for injuries.