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Blast in Kabul Kills Eight

KABUL: The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed responsibility for a deadly blast on Friday in a Shi’ite residential area in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul.

Police said at least eight people were killed and 18 wounded in the blast. The militant group said in a statement that 20 people were killed and injured in the attack in western Kabul.

“The explosion happened in a crowded place,” police spokesman Khalid Zadran said.