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Afghanistan blast kills 57

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Eli Ridder | Report

A suicide bomb attack at an Afghan voter registration centre killed 57 in the capital Kabul on Sunday, according to authorities.

The explosion struck a line up of people outside the centre resulting in the deaths of five children and 21 women as well as injuring 119.

So-called Islamic State said it had carried out the attack.

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


More details to follow. Image of the scene from Reuters.

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