An insurgent named Talha Khurasani blew himself up next to a vehicle carrying members of the security unit protecting senior government officials in the morning rush hour Wednesday, killing at least four people and injuring 13 others.
This is the third time that IS group has claimed responsibility for conducting deadly attacks in the fortified Afghan capital Kabul city.
The hardliner militant group which surfaced in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province some two years ago has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack among peaceful protestors in Kabul on July 24 that left 86 people, all civilians, dead and injured more than 200 others.
A similar attack on mourners in a shrine in Kabul on Oct. 12 for which Islamic State group claimed responsibility, 14 people, almost all civilians were killed and 40 others injured.
Interim, onlookers are of the view that security slip by has empowered fear based oppressor outfits including IS to infiltrate into the capital city Kabul and compose subversive exercises.