May 9, 2018 / 10:20 AM / in 15 days

Islamic state claims responsibility for Afghan capital attack: agency

fghanistanCAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Wednesday for an attack on a police compound in the Afghan capital Kabul, the group’s Amaq news agency reported.

Afghan National Army (ANA) troops keep watch near a site of explosions in Kabul, Afghanistan May 9, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

It said the attack occurred in Kabul’s Dasht-e-Barchi district but gave no details on any casualties.

Reporting by Mohamed El Sherif, writing by Sami Aboudi; editing by Eric Knecht

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