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Islamic State attacks Kabul gathering, killing at least 32

Islamic State attacks Kabul gathering, killing at least 32

KABUL (Reuters) - Islamic State gunmen opened fire at a ceremony in Kabul on Friday, killing at least 32 people in the first major attack in the city since the United States reached an agreement with the Afghan Taliban on a phased withdrawal of U.S. troops. A top Afghan political leader, Abdullah Abdullah, was present along with other key political

Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack that killed 27: AMAQ

Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack that killed 27: AMAQ

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic state claimed responsibility for an attack in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed at least 27 people, the group’s Amaq news agency reported on Friday on its telegram channel. The group claimed they killed and injured 150 people, without providing evidence. The Afghan health ministry said at least 27 were killed and 55 injured

Gunmen kill at least 27 at memorial for Afghan Shiite leader

Gunmen kill at least 27 at memorial for Afghan Shiite leader

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for March 6 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Gunmen killed at least 27 people and wounded 29 more in Afghanistan's capital on Friday at a remembrance ceremony for a minority Shiite leader, officials said. Heath Ministry spokesman Wahidullah Mayar said the injured

Attack in Kabul kills at least 27 people, wounds dozens

Attack in Kabul kills at least 27 people, wounds dozens

KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a ceremony in Kabul on Friday, killing at least 27 people in the first major attack on the Afghan capital since the United States reached an agreement with the Taliban to withdraw U.S. troops. The Taliban, the largest Islamist militant group in Afghanistan, said in a statement they were not involved in the attack.

Death toll from Kabul attack rises to 27, with 29 wounded: health ministry spokesman

Death toll from Kabul attack rises to 27, with 29 wounded: health ministry spokesman

KABUL (Reuters) - The death toll in an attack on a ceremony in Kabul rose to 27, a ministry of health spokesman said on Friday. “Twenty-seven bodies and 29 wounded transported by ... ambulance so far,” Wahidullah Mayar, health ministry spokesman, told Reuters, adding that the number could increase. Gunmen attacked a ceremony in the Afghan capital Kabul

Afghan political leader Abdullah escapes attack on Kabul ceremony

Afghan political leader Abdullah escapes attack on Kabul ceremony

KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a ceremony in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday where a top Afghan political leader, Abdullah Abdullah, was present but escaped unharmed. Eighteen were wounded at the event, according to Afghan officials, the first substantive attack on the capital since a troop withdrawal agreement was signed in Doha between the

Gunmen attack ceremony in Afghanistan

Gunmen attack ceremony in Afghanistan

"The attack started with a boom, apparently a rocket landed in the area, Abdullah and some other politicians ... escaped the attack unhurt," Abdullah's spokesman, Fraidoon Kwazoon, who was also present, told Reuters by telephone on Friday. The Taliban denied responsibility for the attack on the gathering marking the anniversary of the death of Abdul

Attack on ceremony in Afghanistan; political leader Abdullah unharmed - spokesman

Attack on ceremony in Afghanistan; political leader Abdullah unharmed - spokesman

KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a ceremony in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Friday where a top Afghan political leader, Abdullah Abdullah, was present but he escaped unharmed, his spokesman said. “The attack started with a boom, apparently a rocket landed in the area, Abdullah and some other politicians ... escaped the attack unhurt,” Abdullah’s

Kabul gathering attended by Abdullah hit by rocket attack

Kabul gathering attended by Abdullah hit by rocket attack

A ceremony in Kabul attended by Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah was hit by a rocket attack but the Afghan leader escaped unharmed, his spokesman said on Friday. "The attack started with a boom, apparently a rocket landed in the area, Abdullah and some other politicians ... escaped the attack unhurt," Fraidoon Kwazoon, was quoted as saying by Reuters

Top Afghan political leader Abdullah unharmed in attack on ceremony in Kabul

Top Afghan political leader Abdullah unharmed in attack on ceremony in Kabul

An attack happened at a ceremony in the Afghan capital on Friday where a top Afghan political leader, Abdullah Abdullah, was present but he escaped unharmed, according to his spokesman. “The attack started with a boom, apparently a rocket landed in the area, Abdullah and some other politicians… escaped the attack unhurt,” the spokesman, Fraidoon Kwazoon,