Suicide Bomber Killed While Trying to Enter Kabul Passport Office

A suicide bomber was killed at the gate of passport office in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials confirmed on Thursday.

Taliban interior ministry spokesman, Qari Saeed said Taliban forces shot and killed a suicide bomber while trying to enter the passport office.

The incident occurred at a time when a large number of Afghans thronged outside the passport office in a bid to get travel documents following weeks of suspension.

Hundreds of Afghans queue in front of the passport office every day in a bid to leave Afghanistan due to the economic crisis in the wake of foreign troop withdrawal.

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