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Four Killed, 40 Injured in Kabul Car Bomb Attack

IANS  |  Kabul 

A in a wealthy neighbourhood of the capital of on Monday has killed at least four people and left another 40 people injured, official sources told

The bombing took place near the so-called Green Village in eastern -- a residential area frequented by foreigners -- shortly after 7 p.m. local time, according to

"Four people martyred and 44 injured, including 10 children," Danish said on his official page.

The told that the targeted area was under control and that there had been no fighting after the blast, which he confirmed had been originated by a vehicle-borne improvised

Security forces were searching the area for any clues as to the perpetrators.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

According to data from the US Special Inspector General for Reconstruction, the currently controls just 56 per cent of the country, with the Taliban, a Sunni fundamentalist group, holding the rest of the territory.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, January 15 2019. 01:38 IST
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