January 10, 2017 / 1:39 PM / 6 months ago

Dozens killed or wounded in Kabul attack - Afghan officials

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Afghan policemen keep watch at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan January 10, 2017.Omar Sobhani

KABUL (Reuters) - At least 23 people were killed and more than 20 wounded on Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack near the offices of the Afghan parliament in Kabul, said Saleem Rasouli, a senior health official.

The attack was claimed by the Afghan Taliban, who are fighting to overthrow the Western-backed government and drive foreign soldiers from the country.

Reporting by Hamid Shalizi; editing by James Mackenzie and Mike Collett-White

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