1st LD Writethru: Soldier killed, 4 wounded in roadside bomb blast near Afghan capital

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KABUL, April 5 (Xinhua) -- An army soldier was killed and four soldiers wounded when a roadside bomb struck an army pick-up truck on the northern outskirts of Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Monday, the capital police confirmed.

The explosion occurred when an army vehicle carrying army personnel was driving along a road in Qarabagh district roughly at 7:00 a.m. local time, the Kabul police told reporters via text message.

The wounded were transported to a hospital and the vehicle was damaged by the force of the explosion.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. Afghan military officials often accuse Taliban militant group for such attacks.

On Sunday, four security forces members were killed and over a dozen wounded in two separate bomb attacks in Paghman district in western part of Kabul. Enditem

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