At least four people have been killed and five others wounded in Afghanistan in an explosion that occurred “in the centre of Kabul”.
The blast came less than a week after an explosion at a school killed 80 people, most of them schoolgirls from the ethnic Hazara Shia Muslim minority.
Bodies were still being collected from morgues as the first burials were conducted in the west of Kabul, a day after a series of blasts outside a girls' school left more than 50 dead and nearly 150 wounded.
Eyewitnesses said all but seven or eight of the victims were schoolgirls going home after finishing studies.
The force of the explosion flipped the car upside down, killing the city’s District 5 police chief, Mohammadzai Kochi, and his bodyguard.
Officials say another six were wounded in the attack which occurred as cadets were leaving the college, one of Afghanistan's main officer training academies.
Blast occurred as senior government officials, political leaders and supporters were leaving the airport after welcoming home Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum from exile.
Afghan security sources say the attack possibly targeted a minibus in a crowded market in western Kabul.
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