The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a rally in the Afghan capital, Kabul. At the same time, gunmen opened fire on his home. Four gunmen were killed in a shootout with Afghan law enforcement.
AFP reported, the bomber struck shortly after noon in front of the Defense Minister’s home near the heavily guarded Green Zone in Kabul, local time. But the defense minister was not at home at that time. The rest of the family members were brought out of the house safely. At that time, the attackers were killed in the exchange of fire between the attackers and the security forces.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a police recruiting center in the capital, Kabul. The UN Security Council has called for an immediate end to the violence.
Meanwhile, Bismillah Khan said in a tweet after the attack that there was nothing to worry about. All is well.
Hours after the incident, Kabul residents took to the streets. Many gathered on the roof of the house. They kept shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’. These videos spread quickly through social media. The same scene was seen last Monday in the Afghan city of Herat. There is also a fierce battle between the Taliban and Afghan forces.