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Explosion in Afghan capital targets bus; 1 dead, 4 hurt

Posted at 9:25 PM, Jul 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-25 00:25:46-04

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a bomb blast in the capital Kabul has killed one and wounded four people.

Police say the target of the attack Thursday morning was a passenger bus belonging to the Ministry of Mines.

All the victims have been identified as employees of the ministry.

Kabul police spokesman Ferdous Faramarz says the explosion was caused by a magnetic explosive device attached to the vehicle.