Islamic state claims responsibility for blast in Afghan capital Kabul

 31 Oct 2017 - 16:27


CAIRO, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an explosion in Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday which killed multiple people, the Sunni militant group's Amaq news agency said.

The attack was "a (suicide) mission using an explosive vest in the diplomatic Wazir Akbar Khan neighbourhood in the city of Kabul," it said.