Afghanisthan's VP Amrullah Saleh sustains minor injuries in deadly Kabul blast

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Published: September 9,2020 03:22 PM
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September 9, 2020: Afghanistan's Vice President Amrullah Saleh sustained minor injuries on Wednesday when his convoy was targeted in Kabul in an explosion that killed at least six people.

September 9, 2020: Afghanistan's Vice President Amrullah Saleh sustained minor injuries on Wednesday when his convoy was targeted in Kabul in an explosion that killed at least six people and wounded a dozen more.



In a video posted on Facebook soon after the explosion, Saleh, with bandages on his left hand, said he had been travelling to his office when his convoy was attacked.



"I am fine but some of my guards have been wounded. My son, who was in the car with me, and I are both fine," Saleh said.





"I have some burns on my face and hand. The blast was strong."



Interior Ministry spokesman Arian said that the blast ignited a huge fire in the area, a section of Kabul where shops sell gas cylinders for use in heating homes and cooking.