Death troll in suicide blast at Kabul rises to 48- Afghan officials

A suicide blast killed 57 people — including at least five children — and wounded over 100 more on Sunday at a voter registration center in Kabul, according to Afghan officials.

According to CNN, The bomber was on foot when he detonated his explosives at the gate of the building about 10 a.m. local time, Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the bombing, in a statement distributed through Telegram. ISIS said “our martyrdom brother” targeted a group of Shiite people outside the voter registration center in the Dashte Barchi neighborhood.

 

 

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