Afghanistan: New explosion near a girls' school north Kabul
The attack comes one day after a huge explosion rocked the capital, killing and injuring dozens, mostly girls.
An explosion was heard on Saturday morning near a girls' school in the Khair Khana district, north of the Afghan capital, Kabul, a day after a huge explosion targeted an educational center in Dasht-e-Barchi district, west of the capital, leaving dozens, mostly girls, dead and injured.
Sources told Sputnik that an explosion occurred near the Maulana Jalaluddin School for Girls in the Khair Khana district of Kabul.
Explosion near the Mawlana Balkhi school in #Kabul. Some sources confirm the explosion was of magnetic bomb. Students of the school terrified & running towards their homes. #AfghanistanIsNotSafe #afghanistancrisis #AfghanStudents pic.twitter.com/lT686Vg7Nb— Kabir Haqmal (@Haqmal) October 1, 2022
The media also circulated a video showing the girls fleeing the scene in panic, following the explosion, without providing any additional details about the number of victims.
Yesterday, Friday, an explosion targeted an educational center in Dasht-e-Barchi district, west of Kabul, as students were entering to sit for an exam.
The death toll from the explosion rose to at least 35 people, according to the United Nations mission in Afghanistan.
A statement by the mission stated that the latest toll of victims has reached at least 35 dead and 82 injured.