ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Afghan Bombing + Video

Sat Apr 18, 2015 16:09:37

The ISIS group claimed to have carried out a deadly suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday that killed at least 33 people and injured more than 100, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said.

If verified,It would be the first major attack claimed by the ISIS group in the country.

"Who claimed responsibility for horrific attack in Nangarhar today? The Taleban did not claim responsibility for the attack, Daesh (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack," President Ghani said on a visit to Badakhshan.

A person purporting to be an ISIS spokesman claimed responsibility for the attack in a call to AFP and in an online posting.

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