BREAKING: UAE Ambassador To Afghanistan Injured In Bomb Attack

Over 50 feared dead

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It has emerged in the past hour that the UAE minister to Afghanistan, Dar Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has been injured in a bomb attack. The bomb hit the governors guesthouse in Kandahar, the second largest city in Afghanistan. The bomb killed five and injured 14. In a wave of blasts across the country, two bombs also went off in Kabul. The Taliban have claimed responsibility, as they targeted members of the Afghan intelligence agency. 

Bombs in Kandahar injure the UAE ambassador

The UAE ambassador Dar Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan seen shortly before being injured

It started off as a momentous day as the UAE-funded Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan orphanage was announced

Is separate attacks on Tuesday evening, bombs also went off in Kabul

The US state department strong condemn the attacks as 'acts of terrorism' 

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