IS Claims Responsibility For Afghanistan Bombing That Kills 7

The Islamic State (IS), also known as Daesh extremist group on Monday claimed responsibility for a deadly minibus bombing in western province of Afghanistan that left seven people dead, while 10 others received injuries.

A sticky bomb attached to the fuel tanker of the passenger vehicle went off in western Herat city, Spokesman for the provincial police commander, Mahmoud Rasuli said.

According to Rasuli, three women were among those killed, and five women were wounded. “The health conditions of three injured women are critical,” Rasuli added.

Afghanistan has remained relatively peaceful after the Taliban’s military takeover of the country following the end of 20 years of fighting with the former regime’s security force.

However, several deadly attacks have been reported each week throughout the country, where Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for majority of them.


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