- Suicide bomber blew himself up near a shrine in Kabul, 26 die
- Minister: Suicide bomber blew himself up near the Kart-e-Sakhi shrine
- Suicide attack as people in Kabul celebrated Persian new year, Nawruz
Nasrat Rahimi, deputy interior ministry spokesman, told news agency Reuters that the bomber blew himself up near the Kart-e-Sakhi shrine, a target of previous terrorist attacks.
The latest explosion to hit Kabul underlined the threat to the city from terror attacks despite government promises to tighten security in the wake of an attack in January that killed around 100 people.