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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...
Afghanistan: Attack at funeral kills 18

Afghanistan: Attack at funeral kills 18

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At least 18 people were killed and thirteen wounded on Sunday in a bomb attack that occurred at a funeral in eastern Afghanistan, for the last day of a bloody year 2017 in the country. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, which provincial officials had initially attributed to a suicide bomber, before indicating that it was caused by a motorcycle bomb.The Taliban, however, claimed on Twitter that they had nothing to do with Sunday's attack, the last of a year that has seen civilians pay a heavy price to the guerrillas undermining their country for more than fifteen years."Our investigation concluded that the explosion was caused by a motorcycle bomb," Nangarhar Governor Spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told media.Eighteen people died and thirteen were injured, ...