Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Northern Afghanistan

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  • Thursday, 21 Apr 2022

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif on Thursday, according to a statement on the group's Telegram channel.

An Afghani health official had said that an explosion targeting a Shi'ite mosque in the city killed at least 11 people.

(Reporting by Ahmad Elhamy; Writing by Lilian Wagdy; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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