IED blast outside mosque kills 3 in Afghan capital
At least three people were killed and 16 others injured on Thursday in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast outside a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, a security official said, Anadolu reported.
Najib Danish, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, said the fatalties included two policemen and a civilian.
The blast targeted a police vehicle which was guarding a mosque in the old city area of Chandawal, a Ministry statement said.
No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack.
On Wednesday, a major rocket attack rocked the international airport in Kabul less than two hours after the arrival of U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis. Up to 40 rockets were fired leaving at least one Afghan woman dead and 11 injured.