18 Nov, KABUL — The terrorist Islamic State (IS) group had claimed the responsibility for conducting bloody suicide attack on Wednesday in Afghanistan that left four people dead and injured 13 others, local media reported on Thursday.
An insurgent named Talha Khurasani blew himself up next to a vehicle carrying members of the security unit protecting senior government officials in the morning rush hour Wednesday, killing at least four people and injuring 13 others.
This is the third time that IS group has claimed responsibility for conducting deadly attacks in the fortified Afghan capital Kabul city.
The hardliner militant group which surfaced in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province some two years ago has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack among peaceful protestors in Kabul on July 24 that left 86 people, all civilians, dead and injured more than 200 others.
A similar attack on mourners in a shrine in Kabul on Oct. 12 for which Islamic State group claimed responsibility, 14 people, almost all civilians were killed and 40 others injured.
Meantime, observers are of the view that security lapse has enabled terrorist outfits including IS to penetrate into the capital city Kabul and organize subversive activities. (Xinhua)