: Afghan security forces take position during an attack by gunmen in Kabul, Afghanistan. File photo/ Reuters
Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated in the capital of Kabul.
Police spokesman Ferdus Faramarz says one of the wounded is in critical condition.
Arab Haidari, from the religious affairs ministry, says all the wounded are ministry’s employees who were on their way to work when the explosion took place on Monday morning.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but both the Taliban and Daesh militants regularly stage attacks in Kabul.
The bombing comes a day after gunmen shot and killed a prominent religious scholar, Mawlavi Shabir Ahmad Kamawi, in Kabul. Last week, a mosque bombing killed another religious scholar during the Friday prayers sermon, also in Kabul.
The Taliban on Friday announced their annual spring offensive, which comes as the US and Afghan politicians try to negotiate for a peace settlement with the militants.
The attack outside the Marshal Fahim National Defense University in western Kabul took place at the road entrance to the war college.
Afghanistan has been witnessing a serious escalation in violence especially targeting innocent civilians and this has to end. The capital Kabul has been rocked by back-to-back bombings
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