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Suicide attack in Afghan capital increases to 24

An Afghan government official confirmed on the 25th that the death toll in the suicide bombing in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, had increased to 24 on the 24th.

In a telephone interview with Xinhua News Agency, spokesperson Tariq Arian of the Ministry of the Interior said that a suicide bomb attack occurred outside a private education center in the Kabul Danish district of western Kabul on the afternoon of the 24th, which has caused 24 people. Fifty-seven people were killed and injured, all of whom were civilians.

The extremist organization “Islamic State” issued a statement on social media on the 24th, announcing that it had committed the attack.

The “Islamic State” has been active in Afghanistan frequently in recent years and has repeatedly launched terrorist attacks against the Afghan government and civilian targets. On August 2nd, militants of the organization launched an attack on a prison in Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan, killing 37 people and injuring 50 others.

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