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Kathmandu, June 20 (ANI): At least 14 Nepali nationals were reportedly killed when a Taliban suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying security guards of a foreign company in Kabul on Monday

Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, however, said it is yet to confirm that the casualties are of Nepali origin.

"We are trying to verify the reports via our embassy," the Himalayan Times quoted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Bharat Raj Paudyal, as saying.

Paudyal said the facts will be shared publicly as soon as they are confirmed.

Earlier, Afghanistan Interior Minister spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said that eight others were wounded in the attack, and that police were working to identify the nationalities of the victims.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack. (ANI)

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