At least 16 killed, 65 wounded in Afghanistan twin suicide attack
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 15-Jan-2018

Kabul, January 15: At least 16 have been killed and 65 injured in a twin suicide bombing attack near a square in the Tayran city, Afghanistan. So far, no group claimed has responsibility for the attack.

Iraqi interior ministry spokesman Saad Maan as saying that the blasts occurred in the crowded Tayran city’s square. Maan said the suicide attacks happened around a square in the city where mostly workers gather for seeking work.

Iraqi officials said the suicide attacks happened near a square where mostly workers gather for seeking work.

Meanwhile, Officials in the Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan (MoD) have said that the recent attacks causing massive casualties in capital Kabul have been carried out the Haqqani terrorist network.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Defense General Mohammad Radmanish has said that the intelligence findings reveal Haqqani Network’s hands behind the attacks and not the ISIS terrorist group.

He also ruled out that the ISIS terrorist group has such capabilities to carry out large-scale atacks in capital Kabul and its suburbs, insisting that the group has been hardly suppressed during the ongoing counter-terrorism operations.