In a a major terror attack, two bombs were used to target vehicles carrying police cadets on the western outskirts of Kabul in Afghanistan, leading to multiple casualties, a police official said on Thursday.

According to a BBC report, a suicide bomber attacked Afghan military convoy outside the capital city, killing as many as 40 police personnel.

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The attacks come just over a week after an attack on a bus carrying Nepali security guards working for the Canadian embassy in Kabul that killed 14 people.

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.