More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul

Kabul blast: US condemns attack, vows to 'work closely' with Afghanistan to hunt down terrorists

According to a report this month by media freedom group Reporters without Borders, Afghanistan is among the world's most risky countries for media workers with two journalists and five media assistants killed doing their jobs in 2017, before Thursday's attack.

ISIS claimed the terrorist act in an online statement through the group's Amaq news agency.

"I have little doubt that this attack deliberately targeted civilians".

A journalist at Afghan Voice, Sayed Abbas Hussaini, said there appeared to have been more than one explosion during the attack.

Deputy interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi told AFP that the main blast was followed by two smaller bomb explosions that did not cause any casualties, and that the death toll is not final and "might" go up. According to the ministry, preliminary reports indicated that the attack was triggered by a suicide bomber.

The attack has not yet been claimed by any insurgent group.

"There were two explosions".

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"Resolute Support condemns the heinous attack on the Teyban Social and Cultural Center and the Afghan Voice Agency", Faulkner said.

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has called the attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in Kabul a "crime against humanity".

Authorities say an attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in the Afghan capital Kabul has left at least 35 people dead and 20 wounded.

Eight women and 74 men were injured in the attack, the minister of interior said.

Dawlat Abad District Gov. Mohammad Karim said Thursday the powerful mine killed six shepherd children Wednesday ages 10, 9 and 8.

Photo Security officials at the scene of a bomb attack in western Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday.

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