Saturday, April 18, 2015

ISIS claims credit for suicide bombing in Afghanistan, at least 33 dead, 100 injured including children-BBC

4/18/15, "Afghanistan suicide bomb in Jalalabad leaves many dead," BBC

"At least 33 people have been killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.

The blast happened outside a bank where government staff and military personnel were collecting their salaries.

A spokesman for a group claiming to represent Islamic State in Afghanistan said it carried out the attack, though the BBC cannot verify the claim.

The BBC's Shahzheb Jillani in Kabul says it is the largest attack in Jalalabad in many months.

Children are said to be among the victims."...


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