Twin Bombings in Afghanistan Hit Shiite Enclave

download (3)Source: Wall Street Journal

KABUL—Two bomb blasts just minutes apart tore through a mainly Shiite Muslim neighborhood in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people and wounding 60 others and reviving fears of a growing sectarian conflict in a country already racked with violence.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the apparently coordinated bombings in western Kabul’s Dashte Barchi neighborhood. But suspicion fell immediately on the extremist Sunni Muslim fighters of Islamic State’s local affiliate, which has carried…

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