Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attack on Afghan ministry: Amaq

An Afghan security force officer carries a child rescued from the building of Ministry of Communication and Information Technology in Kabul, Afghanistan April 20, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

KABUL (Reuters) – Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack at the communications ministry in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed seven people, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said on Sunday. Saturday’s attack began when a suicide bomber detonated explosives just outside the ministry building and three other assailants then entered the premises. […]

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