Death toll in terrorist attack in Kabul rises to 20 people
06 January, 2018, 02:35 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of eastern Nangarhar province, told Anadolu Agency that the attack took place on the outskirts of Jalalabad city in Muqam Khan neighborhood, where the locals had gathered for the funeral prayers of a district governor in the afternoon.
The spokesman cautioned that the toll could rise.
No one has so far claimed responsibility for the bombing but both Taliban insurgents and the Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan have targeted the country's security forces in the past.
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President Ashraf Ghani late on January 4 called the attack "inhumane" and against the tenets of Islam.
The deadly attack comes a week after 41 people were killed and 84 others injured in an IS attack that targeted Shiites in Kabul.
But experts say IS operates several cells in the city, enabling the group to plan and carry out attacks under the noses of Afghan security and intelligence agencies.
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Earlier, 11 dead and about 25 wounded were reported.
The UN Security Council also condemned "the heinous and cowardly" terrorist attack and underlined the need to bring "perpetrators, organisers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice".
In December alone, IS claimed three attacks that killed dozens of civilians.
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In August, he was more forthright and warned that Pakistan "has much to lose" if ig persisted in aiding terrorists. Pakistan was engaged with the US administration on security cooperation and awaited further detail, it said.
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