KABUL: Violence in the Afghan capital, Kabul, is on the rise, and the government’s writ has weakened.

According to international media reports, two women were killed and two others were injured in a car bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul. According to Kabul police, the incident took place at 8.30 am local time when gunmen opened fire on a car.

Security forces sources said that one of the dead women was a female judge of the Ministry of Justice and the other was a female employee while the injured included a driver and a guard.

As soon as the incident was reported, security forces cordoned off the area and started searching for the culprits. The dead women and the injured have been shifted to hospitals.

So far, No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

It should be noted that on Friday night, the Taliban attacked an Afghan force post in the Ghorian district of Herat province, killing 13 members of the local police.

The attack came hours after the United States announced it would reduce its number of troops in Afghanistan. The United States has reduced its number of troops in Afghanistan to 2,500, in line with the US-Taliban agreement reached in Doha in February last year.

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