Suicide Car Bomb Kills 28, Injures Hundreds In Afghan Capital

At least 28 people have been killed and more than 320 injured in a a suicide car bombing in Kabul, media reports said. After the vehicle explosion, armed men stormed the area close to Ministry of Defense buildings in the Afghanistan capital, the BBC reported. A gunfight followed the bomb, which went off during Tuesday morning rush hour. An Afghan Taliban group has claimed responsibility for the attack, reports said. "First a suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden lorry on the gate of the department and then other armed attackers went in and started shooting on the rest of the enemies," the group said in a statement cited by CNN.

Copyright © 2016 MarketWatch, Inc.