Suicide Bomber Detonates Near Kabul Airport in Afghanistan

OSINT SUMMARY

Monday 4th January 2016, a suicide bomber struck a street heading to Kabul international airport in the latest wave of attacks witnessed on the Afghan capital.

According to one security official manning the airport street the bomber who was on foot detonated his suicide vest near the airport. No immediate casualties have been reported and no group has so far claimed responsibility for the bombing.

Monday, a Taliban bomber detonated an explosives-packed vehicle near Kabul airport, killing one civilian in an assault targeting a NATO convoy.

The suicide attack come at a time when Afghan forces are in battle to end hours-long siege near the Indian consulate in northern Mazar-i-Sharif city.

On January 11, 2016, Afghanistan and Pakistan are set to hold a first round of dialogue between Afghanistan, Pakistan, the US and China to lay out a comprehensive road-map for peace.

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