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ISIS-K Claims Responsibility for Bombings Across Afghanistan

HeadlineApr 22, 2022

An affiliate of the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for three bomb attacks across Afghanistan Thursday that targeted Shiite Muslims in the minority Hazara community. In the largest attack, a bomb exploded inside a mosque in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens. This is a survivor.

Mahdi Mohibi: “We urge the Islamic Emirate to pay more attention to the security of the people. How long will such incidents continue? Afghanistan’s situation is so bad. We have no secure place to live.”

Elsewhere, two children were injured in Kabul after a roadside bomb exploded near a boys’ school in a Hazara neighborhood. A third bomb blast in northern Kunduz injured 11 people. 

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