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Afghanistan: Indiscriminate blasts in civilian areas must stop

UNI India-English 2019-07-20 14:25:16

United Nations, Jul 20 (UNI) The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has said after a bomb detonated near the entrance to Kabul University, in the country’s capital.
The University “was [the] intentional focus of attack”, UNAMA tweeted, saying that blast killed at least “eight civilians” and wounded 33 others.
News sources cited Kabul Police Chief Spokesperson, Ferdous Faramarz, in reporting that two vehicles caught fire after the blast, while police defused a second bomb near the explosion site.