KABUL: Yama Siawash, a former correspondent for the broadcaster Tolo News, has been killed in a car explosion in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
The blast is said to have occurred at 7 a.m. local time (2:30 GMT) in Kabul’s ninth district. Siawash is said to have been working at Da Afghanistan Bank and a magnetic bomb was placed on a Da Afghanistan Bank car.
Initially, four more fatalities were reported but it was later specified that two people had been killed, including Siawash, while two others were injured. So far, no organisation has claimed responsibility for the attack.