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    An Afghan resident assists an injured man near the site of a suicide car bomb attack targeting foreign troops in Kabul.

    Explosion Rocks Afghan Capital, Leaving 2 Dead - Reports (PHOTO)

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least two people died and three more were wounded as a result of the explosion which hit Afghan capital on Saturday morning, the TOLO broadcaster reported.

    A suicide bomber detonated the bomb close to a compound housing foreign contractors at around 9 a.m. local time (04:30 GMT), the TOLO broadcaster reported.

    The attacker reportedly targeted a vehicle belonging to a private security company. The injured people were local civilians.

    Following the explosion, the Taliban movement claimed the responsibility for the incident.

    Afghanistan has long been suffering political, social and security-related instability because of the simmering insurgency, including that of the Taliban, Daesh and Daesh-affiliated groups.


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