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Islamic state claims responsibility for blast in Afghan capital Kabul
October 31, 2017 / 1:24 PM / 23 days ago

Islamic state claims responsibility for blast in Afghan capital Kabul

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an explosion in Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday which killed multiple people, the Sunni militant group’s Amaq news agency said.

The attack was “a (suicide) mission using an explosive vest in the diplomatic Wazir Akbar Khan neighborhood in the city of Kabul,” it said.

Reporting by Mostafa Hashem; Writing by Ahmed Aboulenein; Editing by Nadine Awadalla

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