Afghanistan: Kabul voter centre suicide attack kills 57

Source: BBC News

A suicide bomb attack at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 57 people, officials say.

The dead include 21 women and five children, killed when the blast hit the queue outside. A further 119 people were injured.

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The Islamic State group (IS) said it had carried out the attack.

Voter registration began this month for legislative elections which are due to take place in October.

IS’s mouthpiece said a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt had targeted the centre, which is in the Dashte Barchi area of western Kabul.

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  1. Reblogged this on Progressive Islam. and commented:
    No day without killing innocent people in the name of Islam — today in Afghanistan/- next in Pakistan— next day in Gaza—on and on—very sad indeed.

    God has warned Muslim in Al Quran

    Alif, Lam, Mim, Sad. (1) A Book revealed unto thee― so let thy heart be oppressed no more by any difficulty on that account that with it thou mightest warn (the erring) and teach the Believers. (2) Follow (O men!) the revelation given unto you from your Lord, and follow not, as friends or protectors, other than Him. Little it is ye remember of admonition. (3) How many towns have We destroyed (for their sins)? Our punishment took them on a sudden by night or while they slept for their afternoon rest. Q7:2-3

    Most Muslim Afghanistan has turned away from Holy Quran to Idol Hadith. Very sad indeed. We should blame the extremist clerics teach the wrong Islam.

    All our love ❤️

    • Somi has a one-tracked mind. Those who do not understand the Qur’an do not understand the Hadith either. According to Somi all extremists are scholars of Hadith. Sad …

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