April 22, 2018 / 12:37 PM / 3 months ago

Death toll from Afghan blast reaches 48: official

KABUL (Reuters) - The death toll from Sunday’s blast in the Afghan capital Kabul rose to 48, with 112 others wounded, a public health officer said.

A woman mourns at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan April 22, 2018.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast set off by a suicide bomber outside a voter registration centre.

Reporting by Qadir Sediqi; Writing by Rupam Jain; Editing by James Mackenzie and Andrew Heavens

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