A car bomb blast took place earlier in the day outside the Marshal Fahim National Defence University. According to previous reports, it left five people dead and another 11 injured.
"Around 7:00 a.m. [2:30 GMT], a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in the area of Qamber Avenue of the Fifth District of Kabul, and two civilians and four soldiers [were] martyred, and 12 other [people were] wounded, including five civilians", Rahimi stated.
He added that these were only preliminary figures, and more details would follow.
#طالبان به څه وخت دا ظلم بندوي؟!— Rana saadaat (@RanaSaadaat) February 11, 2020
نن سهار شاو خوا اوه بجې د #کابل ښار پنځمې امنیتي حوزې اړوند مارشال فهیم پوځي پوهنتون مخې ته ځانمرګی برید شوی چې ملکی مرګ ژوبله هم لری .#Kabul#NoToTerrorism pic.twitter.com/GDfVGLOaQW
The situation in the country remains tense despite the relaunch of peace talks between the US authorities and the Taliban* movement aimed at the withdrawal of coalition forces from Afghanistan and an end to warfare after an almost two-decade military campaign in the country.
* Taliban is a terrorist organisation banned in Russia