An early morning barrage of mortar shells slammed into the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least one civilian and wounding a second, an Interior Ministry spokesman stated.
Two shells hit the compound of Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport. The shells had been fired from the northern fringe of the capital and from a automobile, spokesman Tariq Arian stated.
No one took fast duty for the assault. Afghanistan’s Islamic State affiliate has carried out related assaults previously, together with final month when it claimed credit score for firing over two dozens mortar rounds that killed eight civilians and wounded 31.
The IS affiliate, often called IS in Khorasan Province, has claimed duty for a sequence of devastating assaults in Kabul in current months together with on academic establishments that killed at least 50 folks, most of them college students.