Afghanistan, Kabul suicide bombings: In a twin suicide bombing in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul over 30 people died and 100 have been wounded. The death toll may go more up.

The insurgents targeted a convoy of officials leaving for parliament offices.

Top security officials, civilians and parliamentarians are said to be among the victims.

The twin attack followed one after another, firstly the suicide bomber blew himself up in the Darul Aman area of the city, this was followed immediately by a car bomber in an apparently coordinated operation, said Security officials. 

Kabul was calm since some time, when this incident has happened the blast tore through employees exiting at parliament annexe, which houses politicians' offices, leaving the area littered with bloodied bodies.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the deadly twin explosions in Kabul killing which has left over 30 people and still the death toll can go up. Modi asserted the India would stands with Afghanistan in its fight against terrorism.

The PM said in a tweet "Strongly condemn the terror attack in Kabul & condole loss of innocent lives. India stands with Afghanistan in its fight against terrorism,"

The attacks took place during rush hour, when the staff were leaving the parliament complex.

Soon after the blasts, the Taliban accepted and said that they carried out the attack, targeting members of the Afghan intelligence agency.

The bombings were part of a wave of multiple attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday.

In Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand, a Taliban suicide bomber targeted a guesthouse used by an intelligence official, killing at least seven people and wounding six others.

Later, three bombs exploded at the governor's guesthouse in Kandahar province where foreign officials, including the UAE ambassador to Afghanistan, were staying.

Police say there were some injuries but no-one was killed. No group has so far claimed the attack.

(news Source: and ANI)

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