Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said at least one suicide bomber struck the district police station. He says there was sporadic gunfire after the blast, as a "cleanup operation" is underway. The first explosion occurred near a police station at Dasht-e-Barchi district, where mostly Shia Hazara community resides. It happened close to the PD13 police headquarters building.
"Two attackers who tried to enter the police compound were shot dead", the spokesman added.
Though no group has claimed responsibility for the abduction of the Indians, Afghan officials have blamed the Taliban.
The ISIS group later claimed responsibility for one of the attacks.
Those attacks were claimed by Daesh.
In the second attack that killed five people and wounded 14, one attacker bombed the entrance of a police station to create an entryway for four other bombers.
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The militant group specified that its "primary target" are the United States forces in war-torn Afghanistan.
Yet outside the capital, the Taliban continued to advance on rural district centres and capture local administrative centres.
During a meeting with India's new ambassador Vinay Kumar in Kabul on Monday, Afghan foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani said security forces would not spare any efforts to secure the release of the engineers. It was the deadliest assault on reporters because the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Provincial police spokesman Abdul Karim Yuresh said the fighting is still underway and that government forces still hold the compound.
Wednesday's attack comes just over a week after twin blasts in Kabul killed 26 people including nine journalists on April 30.
The Taliban outfit launched its so-called annual spring offensive on April 25 and since then fierce fighting has erupted in parts of the country. Officials in Gerzwan district in Faryab said that the area, which shares a border with Bilchiragh, was also on the verge of collapse.