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ABU DHABI, December 25. /ITAR-TASS/. Two powerful explosions occurred this morning near U.S. Embassy in the Afghan capital. Three police officers were seriously injured. As reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the attack was aimed against national security forces staff.
“We have received the alert that a terrorist attack is being prepared in the Zaman Khan Kalay area,” head of the capitals’ police Gen. Zahir Zahir said. “Police squads rushed to the scene in order to double check the information. However, even before the arrival of sappers one of the improvised mines exploded.” According to another version, a projectile detonated.
The second blast, as reported by the police, occurred when police officers were defusing the rest of devices. The explosive was hidden in close vicinity to them. According to Zahir, “the terrorists’ target was members of national police”. “Three of them were seriously injured and they are in critical condition, but nobody was killed,” head of Kabul police reported. Earlier, local media reported about three killed police officers.
Afghani law enforcement officers managed to detain one suspect without delay. An investigation of the incident is underway. None of the terrorist groups has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.