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Can’t Get Out Soon Enough? Another Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Another suicide bombing took place against a NATO convoy in the capital city of Kabul. Six civilians were killed, reports Reuters [1], and no NATO casualties were reported.

suicide bombing afghanistan [2]The Hezb-e-Islami terrorist group, which is allied with the Taliban, claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing. They were targeting the U.S. military advisors who were in the convoy.

The bombing occurred in the morning rush-hour and left significant damage in its wake. A spokesman for Afghanistan’s Health Ministry, Kane Backlash, said “It was a powerful explosion and some of the dead civilians were badly burnt and can not be recognized”.

It seems that the U.S. and NATO forces cannot get out of Afghanistan any faster.