A bomb blast near the Afghan capital, Kabul, has killed at least nine people
A roadside bomb blast in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has killed at least nine people and injured several others.
Wahidullah Jumazada, a spokesman for the Afghan province of Ghazni, confirmed the deaths in the bombing, saying the blast occurred as the bus was traveling from Kabul to Ghazni.
A spokesman for Ghazni said the blast killed nine people, including three women, and injured several others.
A Ghazni police spokesman blamed the Taliban for the attack, saying four policemen were also injured in the blast, but the Taliban have not yet commented.