At least 10 civilians, including four children, were injured in the Afghan capital of Kabul in an attack with 14 rockets against the city’s heavily-fortified Green Zone as the country marked its 101st independence anniversary.
The Taliban refused to begin talks with the Afghan government’s new negotiating team on Saturday, in a setback to the so-called US-brokered peace process for one of the world’s longest-running conflicts.
At least seven people were killed and 10 wounded, including four foreigners, when a minivan packed with explosives detonated during Kabul's morning rush hour Wednesday, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.
Kabul is hosting a three-day information technology exhibition. Iran and Afghanistan have jointly organized this event. Tens of Iranian and Afghan companies have participated in this exhibition to put on show their latest achievements.