Islamic State claims suicide attack on shrine in Afghan capital

CAIRO - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on Wednesday in Afghanistan's capital Kabul targeting a Shi'ite shrine, the militant group's Amaq news agency said.
"The martyrdom operation carried out with a suicide vest struck a Shi'ite gathering during their Nawruz holiday celebrations in the city of Kabul," the agency said.
The blast killed at least 26 people and wounded 18, officials said.
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