Afghanistan: A terrorist attack has taken place in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. Terrorist schools have been targeted. Terrorists have blasted two schools. The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a school in Kabul. Eight children were reported killed in the attack. However, the death toll is expected to rise. The area where the school is located is dominated by thousands of communities and is a target of jihadist Islamic groups. Security agencies have joined the investigation into the incident.
According to eyewitnesses, the two blasts took place at Abdul Rahim Shaheed High School, one of Kabul’s most popular schools. The blast killed 25 children. All the children attending the school were from the minority Hazara community, which is often targeted by terrorists. There have been several attacks on thousands of people in the past under the Taliban regime. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
20 to 25 students killed in attack
One teacher said the first blast targeted a school. At that time students were just dropping out of school. The attack killed 20 to 25 students. While the wounded were being evacuated after the blast, another blast occurred. Dozens of people were also injured in the attack. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. In general, Islamic State has claimed responsibility for bombings in Afghanistan.
Islamic State is feared to have carried out the attack
Islamic State has become active in Afghanistan following the return of the Taliban. The terrorist organization is mostly targeting the country’s Shia population. Mosques of Shia Muslims are attacked. However, the Taliban say its government has worked hard to prevent terrorist attacks in the country. Due to which terrorist incidents are decreasing in the country now. But there have been frequent terrorist attacks in different parts of Afghanistan. The Islamic State is active in Afghanistan under the name ‘Islamic State of Khorasan Province’. It is also targeting the Taliban.
Have happened before Terrorist attacks
Earlier, in early April, at least six people were injured when a hand grenade exploded during afternoon prayers at Kabul’s largest mosque. A police spokesman gave this information. The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of an 18th-century Pul-e-Khishti mosque in the heart of the old city of Kabul. Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zardari said the Taliban had taken a suspect into custody. The attack was preceded by another grenade attack in the same area on April 4. No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks. One person was killed and 59 others were injured in a grenade attack on a market.
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