“The patrol was conducting a partnered mission with the Afghan National Army when a personnel-borne IED (improvised explosive device) detonated,” in Qarabagh district in Kabul province,” NATO said in a statement. The Taliban quickly claimed the attack on social media.
Afghanistan has witnessed an increasing rate of bomb blasts and explosions in recent times.
Recently, on Tuesday, at least 20 people were killed and 30 injured in an explosion in front of Jawadia Mosque in Afghanistan's Herat city, the police said.
As per media reports, the blast took place late in the evening and 20 bodies have been brought to the hospital. The incident happened in a Shite mosque.
With PTI inputs