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Islamic State claims explosion in Kabul

Afghan policemen keep watch at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan November 12, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Monday’s explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul, according to the group’s news agency, Amaq.

A suicide bomber blew himself up near a police checkpoint, killing at least six people, including policemen.

Reporting by Ahmed Tolba; Writing by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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