Afghanistan: At least six people have been killed and three others have been injured after a blast targeted a vehicle of the employees of the of Pul-e-Charkhi prison early Wednesday morning, security sources confirmed, Reports by TOLO News confirm the same. Also Read - Afghan Woman Inspires Others to Breastfeed 20 Newborns who Lost Their Mothers After Terror Attack in Kabul Maternity Hospital
A suicide bomber blew himself up near the gate of Afghanistan’s largest prison officials said. However, there was no immediate claim of responsibility. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the attacker detonated his explosive near a vehicle of the employees of the Pul-e-Charki prison in Kabul. Also Read - End of Humanity in Afghanistan: Twitter Left in Jitters After 'Condemnable Barbaric' Terror Attack in Kabul Maternity Hospital-Funeral
“The attacker walked toward a vehicle that was parked at a gate for security clearance. He blew himself up before the vehicle could enter the prison premises,” the official said. Also Read - Afghanistan: 16 Dead in Kabul Attack, 24 in Funeral Bombing; India Calls Them 'Barbaric' Acts
Reportedly, a local news website said women security officials were sitting in the vehicle at the time of the suicide attack. The Pul-e-Charkhi prison houses hundreds of inmates, including scores of Taliban insurgents.