Islamic State claims deadly Kabul suicide bombing

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August 16, 2018 12:26
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CAIRO - Islamic State said one of its militants was responsible for a deadly suicide bombing in a Shi'ite area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, the group's Amaq news agency said on Thursday without providing proof.

Amaq said the attacker was wearing a suicide vest.

Afghan authorities said on Thursday that the death toll from the attack, which hit an educational center west of Kabul, was 34 and 56 were injured.

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