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Nearly 60 dead 120 injured in a suicide bombing in Kabul

Nearly 60 dead 120 injured in a suicide bombing in Kabul

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Nearly 60 civilians, mostly Shias, were killed and 120 injured in Kabul in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group against a registration center for the parliamentary elections, validating the worst fears of violence. on the occasion of the election announced for October. A suicide bomber blew himself up in the morning from a dense crowd at the entrance to the center where voters retrieved their identity documents before registering on the electoral rolls. Since then, balance sheets have continued to swell throughout the day.In the early evening, 57 dead and 119 wounded were counted, most of the members of the Shia Hazara minority, regularly targeted by Sunni extremists of the IS, according to the Ministry of Health.At least 21 women and five children are among...