Taliban suicide blast kills 14 Nepalese guards in Kabul

Afghan policemen look at the site of a suicide attack to have hit a minibus carrying foreign security guards in Kabul on June 20, 2016A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 Nepalese security guards in a blast targeting their Kabul minibus, officials said, the first claimed attack in the capital since Washington expanded the US military’s authority to strike the insurgents. The attack, which police said was carried out by a suicide bomber on foot, came shortly before 6:00 am on a main road leading east out of the capital towards the city of Jalalabad. The guards were employed by a company that provides security to Western embassies in Kabul, a security official who asked to remain anonymous told AFP.

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