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IS Attacks in Kabul Condemned

IS Attacks in Kabul CondemnedIS Attacks in Kabul Condemned

The Foreign Ministry strongly condemned twin bomb attacks by the Islamic State terrorist group in the Afghan capital that killed at least 20 people, including two journalists. In a statement on Thursday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi condemned the deadly blasts at a sports club in Kabul, expressing condolences to the Afghan government, nation and the media, Tasnim News Agency reported. The twin bombings at the sports club on Wednesday killed at least 20 people and wounded 70 others. The attacks took place in Dasht-e-Barchi, home to many members of the Shia Muslim Hazara ethnic minority that has been frequently targeted by IS terrorists and their mercenaries. The first explosion was triggered by a suicide bomber and was followed by a car bomb shortly after. The second explosion hit as police were helping victims and a number of officers were wounded. The IS (Daesh) terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

 

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