Taliban governor of Panjshir province survives bomb attack in Kabul Dec 05, 2021 0 0 12345 Islamabad The Taliban’s governor of Panjshir province has survived an explosion in the capital Kabul, a senior official told dpa on Saturday. A roadside bomb was detonated by the convoy of Panjshir Governor Mawlawi Qudratullah in the Taimani area in police district four, Panjshir deputy police chief Abdul Hameed Khurasani said. However, Khurasani claimed that neither the governor nor any of his bodyguards were harmed in the blast. Interior ministry spokesperson Qari Saeed Khosty confirmed the blast, without giving any details. The site of the blast was cordoned off following the explosion, a shopkeeper in the area said.Social media footages show a plume of smoke in the area and an apparent spark in electricity lines. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack but Islamic State has credited itself for similar attacks. (Agencies) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES One killed dozens injured as Mt Semeru erupts Dec 05, 2021 0 0 Relief for south India as cyclone loses intensity Dec 05, 2021 0 0 Gambians head to their first polls without dictator Jammeh Dec 05, 2021 0 0 France operates fresh evacuation flight, around 330 people leave Kabul Paris France has operated another airlift flight out of Afghanistan, evacuating some 330 people from the troubled country, the Foreign Ministry in Paris said on Friday. The plane took 258 Afghan nationals to Qatar, the .. Iran adopted destructive stance in nuclear talks: EU diplomats dpa Vienna Iran has taken a destructive stance in the recently reinitiated nuclear negotiations, according to high-ranking European diplomats. “Iran is breaking with almost all the difficult compromises that were .. Macron meets Saudi heir apparent dpa Cairo French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday arrived in Saudi Arabia and met its powerful heir apparent in the first official visit by a senior Western leader to the oil-rich monarchy since the 2018 . .. South Africa declares fourth wave as Covid-19 cases surge further dpa Johannesburg The number of coronavirus infections in South Africa continues to rise and the country is officially in its fourth wave of the pandemic, according to the nation’s health ministry. The National ..