Land Cruiser vehicle belonging to foreigners was hit by a roadside mine in the Lab-e-Jar area of PD15, #Kabul city, said security forces in the area. There were no casualties, said security forces today morning.
Saturday, an IED hit a vehicle of Khurshid TV channel in PD4 of Kabul city, killing one journalist and a studio technician six people were wounded in the attack.
Khurshid TV’s economic reporter Zamir Amiri and technical staff member Shafiq were killed in the blast.
Rafi Sediqqi, the editor-in-chief of Khurshid TV, said that six staff members of the channel were wounded in the blast and two are in serious condition.
Those wounded in the blast were transferred to Kabul’s Emergency Hospital.
Sediqqi said that no group or individual has threatened the TV channel recently, but stated that in the past terrorists have targeted Afghan media.
“Such attacks will not demoralize Afghan journalists and media outlets from reporting the news,” said Sediqqi.
The Taliban’s spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid in a statement denied involvement.
Two people, including a journalist and a driver were killed, while at least six were wounded, after a private bus carrying employees of an Afghan television station was bombed in the country’s capital on Saturday, said the director of Khurshid TV.
“We can confirm that a journalist and a driver were killed on the spot,” said Khurshid TV’s director Jawid Farhad, but gave no further details..