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Afghanistan: At least 11 killed in Kabul suicide bomb attack

Afghanistan, Kabul
January 04, 2018 at 20:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Afghan security personnel secured the area where a suicide bomber earlier killed 11 people in Kabul, on Thursday.

The Afghan Health Ministry reported that 11 people were killed and 25 were injured in the suicide attack, which happened near to the US Embassy and other foreign missions.

Security personnel were carrying out an operation against illegal drugs and illicit alcohol sales when the bomber struck. According to a government spokesperson, the final toll could still rise.

The casualties were then taken to a nearby hospital.

The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility for the attack.

El personal de seguridad afgano aseguró el área donde un atacante suicida mató a 11 personas en Kabul, el jueves.

El Ministerio de Salud afgano informó de que 11 personas murieron y 25 resultaron heridas en el ataque suicida, que ocurrió cerca de la Embajada de los Estados Unidos y otras misiones extranjeras.

El personal de seguridad estaba llevando a cabo una operación contra las drogas ilegales y la venta de alcohol ilícito cuando el agresor atacó. Según un portavoz del gobierno, el número final aún podría aumentar.

Las víctimas fueron trasladadas a un hospital cercano.

El autoproclamado Estado Islámico (EI, antes EIIL) se atribuyó la responsabilidad del ataque.

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Afghan security personnel secured the area where a suicide bomber earlier killed 11 people in Kabul, on Thursday.

The Afghan Health Ministry reported that 11 people were killed and 25 were injured in the suicide attack, which happened near to the US Embassy and other foreign missions.

Security personnel were carrying out an operation against illegal drugs and illicit alcohol sales when the bomber struck. According to a government spokesperson, the final toll could still rise.

The casualties were then taken to a nearby hospital.

The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility for the attack.

El personal de seguridad afgano aseguró el área donde un atacante suicida mató a 11 personas en Kabul, el jueves.

El Ministerio de Salud afgano informó de que 11 personas murieron y 25 resultaron heridas en el ataque suicida, que ocurrió cerca de la Embajada de los Estados Unidos y otras misiones extranjeras.

El personal de seguridad estaba llevando a cabo una operación contra las drogas ilegales y la venta de alcohol ilícito cuando el agresor atacó. Según un portavoz del gobierno, el número final aún podría aumentar.

Las víctimas fueron trasladadas a un hospital cercano.

El autoproclamado Estado Islámico (EI, antes EIIL) se atribuyó la responsabilidad del ataque.

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