Explosions in Afghan capital Kabul kill six during new year festival

A man stands near the debris at one of the explosion sites in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Parwiz

KABUL (Reuters) – Several explosions in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday killed six people and wounded 23 in an attack during celebrations to mark the Persian new year, government spokesmen said. The attacks came on Nowruz, an ancient Persian festival to mark the start of spring that is widely celebrated in Afghanistan but […]

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