KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A pair of near-simultaneous Taliban suicide bombings struck the Afghan capital on Wednesday, targeting a police station and offices of the country’s intelligence agency and killing at least one person, officials said.
In the police station attack, a suicide car bomber rammed his car into the gates of the station in western Kabul. Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said the explosion was followed by a gunbattle between police and an unknown number of attackers.
In the second attack, a bomber on foot detonated his explosives outside offices of the intelligence service in eastern Kabul.
Mohibullah Zeer, a health ministry official, said one person was killed and at least 37 were wounded in the twin attacks. In a message to media, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for both attacks.
It was not immediately clear how many gunmen were involved in the...