KABUL, Afghanistan — Gunmen fired on a vehicle in northern Kabul on Sunday, eliminating 2 female judges who worked for Afghanistan’s high court and injuring the motorist, a court authorities stated.
It was the current attack in the Afghan capital throughout peace talks in between Taliban and Afghan federal government authorities in Qatar.
Supreme Court of Afghanistan spokesperson, Ahmad Fahim Qawim, stated the females were judges who worked for the high court, however he did not recognize them by name.
No one declared obligation for the attack and Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid stated the insurgent group wasn’t accountable.
The Afghan federal government has actually consistently blamed the Taliban for targeted killings in current months and the insurgent group implicates the federal government of staging the killings to ruin the peace procedure.
The Islamic State group has actually declared obligation for several attacks in the capital in current months, consisting of on universities that eliminated 50 individuals, the majority of them trainees.
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IS has actually likewise declared obligation for rocket attacks in December targeting the significant U.S. base in Afghanistan. There were no casualties.
The Taliban and the Afghan federal government previously this month resumed peace talks in Qatar.
Negotiations were off to a sluggish start as the insurgent group continues attacks on Afghan federal government forces while keeping their guarantee not to assault U.S. and NATO soldiers.