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News ID: 15848
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 13:50 - 17 November 2017
TEHRAN, November 17 - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman categorically blasted a terrorist attack in Kabul which claimed lives of dozens of civilians and Afghan police.

Iran deplores Kabul terrorist attackTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - He also extended sympathy with families of the victims.

In the attack claimed by Daesh, a suicide bomber killed at least 14 people at a political gathering in the Afghan capital on Thursday.

Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid said another 18 people were wounded, and that the casualties included security forces and civilians.

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the attacker struck at the entrance to the wedding hall where the event was being held.

The Daesh claimed the attack in a statement carried by its Aamaq news agency. The Taliban denied involvement.

Parliament member Hafiz Mansoor, who attended the meeting but was not harmed, said around 700 supporters of the governor of the northern Balkh province were attending a conference to highlight his work.

 

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