Rahmat Gul / AP
An apparent car bomb and gunfire between militants and security forces near the Home Office in Kabul are the recent attacks in the Afghan capital in recent weeks.
There was no immediate claim to responsibility for the attack, but earlier attacks – often following the same pattern of bombing followed by a firefight – were claimed differently by the Islamic State or the Taliban.
Reuters reports that two loud explosions and shots were heard near the Interior Ministry, and police reported that the facility was under attack by militants. Meanwhile, The Associated Press reports that a high-ranking police officer says at least one of the explosions was a
Afghanistan has experienced a boom n violence in recent years months. In January, a Taliban attacker drove an explosives-laden ambulance into the heart of the capital, killing more than 100 people and wounding 235 people. The following day, 11 soldiers were shot down at a military academy in Kabul
There were also numerous attacks on government buildings and police checks.
In recent days, security has tightened in the capital after the government warned of "complex attacks" by the Taliban on state or foreign institutions. 19659008] The News Agency writes:
"The provincial towns were also hit when the Taliban, who wanted to revive hard-core Islamic rule, had fought all over the country since announcing the start of their annual spring offensive in April . The recent violence coincided with a report by the US government that has seen little progress in Afghanistan this year, with struggles and hundreds of casualties from militant attacks. "