30 Jun '16, 11am

Taliban suicide bombers target police cadets, first responders in Kabul attack

A pair of Taliban suicide bombers killed dozens of people, including police cadets and the first responders who arrived to administer aid after the initial attack, in a coordinated assault in the Afghan capital of Kabul. The attack is the third large scale assault by the Taliban in the capital since April. The first suicide bomber targeted a convoy of buses carrying police cadets as they traveled in the Company area of Kabul City from neighboring Wardak province, according to TOLONews . The second suicide bomber then detonated his explosives as emergency personnel rendered aid to the victims of the first blast. At least 27 people are reported to have been killed in the twin bombings. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed credit for the deadly bombings and admitted that the second suicide bomber targeted the first responders. “Police academy bus carrying 27 officers ...

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