Kabul, September 30
An explosion at an education institute in the Afghan capital of Kabul killed 19 people and injured 29, police said on Friday, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
Many of those living in the western area where the blast occurred are Hazara, an ethnic minority targeted in past attacks launched by militant group Islamic State, among others.
A blast took place inside an institute, the blast has (caused) casualties,” Kabul police spokesperson Khalid Zadran told Reuters, without specifying a figure. Security officials had arrived in the area to investigate, he added.
A witness who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity said a suicide attacker had detonated explosives at an education centre.