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Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul mosque attack

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CAIRO, May 15 (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for Friday's attack on a mosque in Shakar Dara district in the Afghan capital Kabul, the group's Nasheer news agency said on Telegram on Saturday.

At least 12 people were killed in the explosion at a mosque during Friday prayers as worshippers gathered for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, officials had said. read more

Reporting by Nayera Abdallah, Editing by William Maclean

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