IS claims at­tack near Iraqi em­bassy

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

The Is­lamic State group claimed re­spon­si­bil­ity on Mon­day for a sui­cide at­tack that tar­geted the Iraqi em­bassy in the Afghan cap­i­tal Kabul. Afghan se­cu­rity forces bat­tled gun­men near a po­lice com­pound and the nearby em­bassy on Mon­day. They said the at­tack­ers ap­peared to have taken cover in the em­bassy build­ing in a busi­ness district of the city, from where smoke could be seen ris­ing.

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