Increase in casualties of Kabul terrorist attack
Reporter: Firdous Rasouli
Another day for the citizens of Kabul, with mourning and grief. On Ramadan’s third day, at least five attackers targeted a private NGO using a vehicle full of explosives. An event that, in addition to financial losses, has led to casualties. The number of victims of the attack has increased, according to the Interior Ministry official’s information. “Unfortunately, the number of casualties in the attack on the Counterpart organization has raised so far,” said Ministry of Interior spokesman Nusrat Rahimi in a contact with the Pasbanan has said that According to our statistics, 9 people were killed and 20 others wounded in the incident. Among the victims of the event, a guard of counterpart, three governmental guards, one soldier of Police Special Forces, and three other civilians was killed in this attack.”
But witnesses of the event denied these statistics and added that the number of casualties was more than the figures provided. “In the event, at least four guards of the counterpart, three Guards of CARE NGO and several others were wounded,” said a member of the Counterpart Institute who does not want to be named. In addition, during the escape, dozens of other employees have been wounded, as the event was damaged so big and terrible that it would still not be possible to accurately count the final statistics of casualties.
The incident took place a day ago when at least five attackers were targeted by the “Counterpart”, one of the international aid agencies in Afghanistan. The Taliban announced that they were targeting an organization that, from 2015 to 2024, wanted to train security forces in the killing of civilians, broadcast their newsletter.