Taliban Claim Accountability of the Ghastly Car Bomb Offensive in Kabul

On Monday (14th January) a deadly car bomb attack rocked the Afghan capital, Kabul. As per reports, a car filled with explosives exploded near a heavily guarded foreign compound in Kabul that killed at least four people. The liability of the massive blast was taken up by the Taliban.
The blast that took place near the highly-secured Green Village compound accommodates many international companies and charities. The compound is close to a busy road and residential neighborhood lying in the east of the city. A spokesman of the Islamist militant group, Zabihullah Mujahid, stated that Taliban fighters were accountable for the offensive, which killed around dozens of foreign and Afghan security forces and also wounded many. The assault comes amidst the diplomatic efforts to conclude the 17-year long war. Zabihullah even stated that the attack was carried out by five attackers that included suicide bomber drove the vehicle loaded with explosives and placed it near the compound.
In fact, the latest assault came at a point when Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan, is touring the region for conducting a meeting with the warring parties and ends the long war. Fighting has not decreased even as the discourse gathers momentum, with the Taliban and other rebellious groups conduct attacks on an everyday basis, especially by aiming security forces and government officials.
However, it is the civilians who bear the impact of the deadly attacks. Over 90 people were injured due to the blast. Among the injured, children are also included. Moreover, among the dead, three of them
belonged to the security forces and one of them was a civilian.

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