Death toll rises to 11 in attack on gathering in Kabul

Amman, The death toll in a mortar attack on a high-profile political gathering in Afghanistan’s capital increased to 11 from three, a government statement has said.

A Ministry of Interior Affairs spokesman, Nasrat Rahimi, said in a statement on Friday that 95 people were also wounded in the attack, which was initially described as a rocket attack in western Kabul. Rahimi blamed the Taliban for the attack.

Source: Jordan News Agency