Daesh (ISIL/ISIS) terror group claimed the responsibility of the deadly suicide attack on an academic center west of Kabul.


Daesh (ISIL/ISIS) terror group claimed the responsibility of the deadly suicide attack on an academic center west of Kabul.
ISIL said one of its militants was responsible for a deadly suicide bombing in Shiite area west of Kabul Wednesday, the group’s Amaq news agency on Thursday without providing proof.
Authorities revised down on Thursday the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on an educational center to 34 from 48, health ministry officials said.

Some bodies had been double-counted when they were being taken to hospital from the blast site following the attack on Wednesday, the ministry said.
Most of the victims were students preparing for university entrance exams in a classroom at the Mawoud Academy in an area of west Kabul where many members of the city’s mainly Shi’ite Hazara community live.
Investigators said the bomber entered the center from a rear entrance and made his way into a classroom where more than 100 students had gathered.
Meanwhile, according to reports, the burial ceremony of the suicide victims turned violent as the security forces target those gathered to bury their loved ones.

According to eyewitnesses, one was injured when police forces opened fire on the people who were gathered to collectively bury their loved ones on the slopes of the Qurigh mountain.


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