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At least 25 killed by suicide bomber in Kabul

In January, people carry an injured man from the blast site near Sidarat Square in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in the second big bombing against a well-secured Afghanistan target within in a week. (Rahmat Alizadah/Xinhua/Sipa USA/TNS)

This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission.

Afghan officials say at least 25 people have been killed by a suicide bomber who carried out an attack in a mostly Shi’ite neighborhood on the west side of Kabul.

The attack on August 15 occurred in front of an educational center in Kabul’s Dasht-e Barcha neighborhood.

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the blast was caused by a suicide bomber.

Afghan officials said at least 35 people were wounded by the explosion.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Based on reporting by AP, Reuters, dpa, and AFP