An attack targeting Afghanistan’s acting defense minister’s house in Kabul left at least eight people dead and 20 wounded, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.
Taliban militants claimed responsibility for the attack. A Taliban spokesman said more “retaliatory operations” against top government officials were being planned.
The attack comes as the insurgent group presses ahead with an offensive across Afghanistan, seizing control of much of the country’s rural areas.
The attack targeted a heavily fortified area of the capital
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