KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – The Latest on Violence in Afghanistan (All Local Times):
An Afghan media warden says eight Afghan journalists were killed in the suicide bombings this morning Kabul, which claimed at least 25 lives
The double suicide attack took place in the central Kabul district of the Shash Darak area, which houses NATO headquarters and a number of embassies in Afghanistan.
The police say the first bomber was on a motorcycle while the second was on foot and interfered with a group of reporters who rushed to the site of the first bombing raid.
Among the reporters was the chief photographer of Agence France-Presse in Kabul, Shah Marai
An Afghan spokesman has confirmed that five journalists working for local media collaborate Kabul suicide bombing was killed with an AFP photographer
The death toll among journalists in the Kabul bombings on Monday, which claimed 25 lives, is estimated at six.
Wahid Majorh, Health Ministry spokesman There are also injured journalists among the victims who were taken to various hospitals in the Afghan capital. He had no overall figure. At least 45 people were reported injured in the attacks.
Afghan President Asharf Ghani strongly condemned the attacks in Kabul. A statement from the Presidential Palace states that attacks on innocent civilians, believers in the mosques, national and democratic processes, reporters and freedom of speech are war crimes. The police spokesman has recorded the number of victims as a result of the double suicide bombing in the Afghan capital 25 killed and at least 45 injured.
Press spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai, along with the two journalists shot dead in the bombings – an AFP photographer, a cameraman for the local TV channel Tolo – said there were four police officers among those killed.
Stanekzai says the first suicide bomber had been on a motorcycle while the second attacker had been among the reporters who rushed to the scene of the first attack
. He added that the second attacker was still using his explosive under the Reporters detonated.
An Afghan official says that the death toll from the Kabul attacks is 21, 27 people are injured.
Wahid Majroh, spokesman for the Department of Health, announced the recent accident charges for the twin suicide bombings in the Afghan capital. No one has taken responsibility for the attack, but both the Taliban and the Islamic State are active and have repeatedly called for attacks in Kabul.
Agence France-Presse has reported that the news agency The chief photographer in Kabul, Shah Marai, was killed in the twin suicide bombings in the Afghan capital
AFP says that Marai died in an explosion targeting a group of journalists rushing to a suicide bombing site in Kabul
Sediqullah Tawhidi, an official form of the Security Committee for Journalists, reports that another journalist was among the victims of Monday's attack has been. Tawhidi says that a cameraman of the local TOLO TV has also been killed.
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Hashmat Stanekzai, police spokesman for Kabul, said the first one The bomber was on a motorcycle, the second suicide bomber on foot
The second attacker was among reporters who had gathered there to cover the attack, Stanekzai added.
An Afghan official reportedly killed at least six people in central Kabul and injured 14 in double explosions.
Mohammad Asim, head of the Kabul ambulance service, said five people were killed and 11 injured on Monday morning in the first explosion.
Soon followed by the first explosion of another. Police officer Jan Agha at the scene of the explosion said a journalist died in the second explosion, which also injured two police officers.
The chief of police said the central area of Kabul, which was targeted, includes foreign offices.
Nobody immediately declared responsibility for the attacks in Kabul.
Officials say that explosions in the center of Kabul killed four people and injured eight others.
Mohammad Asim, Chief of Kabul Rescue Service, said at the first Monday morning explosion, three people were killed and six injured.
The first explosion soon followed another. Police officer Jan Agha said a journalist died in the second explosion, which also injured two police officers.
The chief of police said the central area of Kabul includes foreign offices.
Further details were not available immediately.
Kabul authorities say that an explosion has taken place in the center of the Afghan capital and several people have been injured.
Kabul police chief Dawood Amin says the area was hit by Monday's morning explosion involving foreign offices. Amin said the explosion claimed fatalities.
Mohammad Mousa Zahir, director of Wazir Akbarkhan Hospital, said several people suffering from the blast were treated in the hospital.
Further information was not immediately available.