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KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is ‘war crime’

KABUL, Afghanistan  — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a deadly suicide bombing in a Shiite area of Kabul (all times local): 5 p.m. Amnesty International says they suicide attack on Shiites in Kabul the day before that killed 34 students is a “war crime.” Thursday’s statement from the international rights group also decried … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is ‘war crime’

KABUL, Afghanistan | Gunmen besiege Kabul compound as Afghans mourn Shite dead

KABUL, Afghanistan  — Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city’s Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left 34 dead. Police officer Abdul Rahman told The Associated Press from the location of the … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Gunmen besiege Kabul compound as Afghans mourn Shite dead

KABUL, Afghanistan | Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber struck a private education center in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul on Wednesday where high school graduates were preparing for university entrance exams, killing 48 young men and women and leaving behind a scene of devastation and tragedy. The bombing, blamed on the Islamic State group, was the latest … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Afghan president denounces deadly Kabul attack

KABUL, Afghanistan— The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Afghanistan’s president has condemned the suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted Shiite students studying for university entrance exams, killing 48. The strongly worded statement by President Ashraf Ghani denounced the “terrorist bombing” on Wednesday, and ordered relevant authorities to investigate how … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Afghan president denounces deadly Kabul attack

KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Suicide blast in Shiite area in Kabul kills 25

KABUL, Afghanistan  — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman says the death toll from a suicide bombing that targeted a Shiite neighborhood in Kabul has risen to 25. The spokesman, Najib Danish, says at least 35 people were also wounded in the attack on … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Suicide blast in Shiite area in Kabul kills 25

KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Afghan officials: Taliban attack kills 30 troops

KABUL, Afghanistan  — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in the northern Baghlan province has killed 30 soldiers and police. Mohammad Safdar Mohseni, head of provincial council, says the insurgents set fire to the checkpoints after the attack late … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Afghan officials: Taliban attack kills 30 troops