An Afghan police convoy has reportedly been attacked by a suicide bomber outside capital Kabul killing 40 policemen, according to a BBC report. As per initial reports, the bus carrying police personnel from Wadrak to Kabul was attacked on Thursday.
Local media reports say that Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The Afghanistan Internal Affairs Ministry spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi tweeted after the attack and said “we are working on details of today’s terrorist attacks on Police convoy in Kabul, we will release updates shortly.”
The attack was quickly confirmed by the Taliban’s spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, who claimed “many were killed and wounded”.
This attack comes two weeks after another attack which claimed lives of 14 Nepali security guards.