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Bomb explodes in Kabul, at least 40 injured

Afghanistan's Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said that a car bomb detonated on Monday near Kabul 9th district's Green Village, where foreign workers and NGOs are based, AFP reported.

The spokesman of the Ministry of Public Health Wahidullah Mayar wrote on his Twitter profile that more than 40 people were wounded in the explosion. Emergency sirens were also reported to be heard after the explosion.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Kabul, but media reported that the explosion occurred as the Independent Election Commission announced the results of the country's parliamentary elections.

Breaking the News / MA