Sui­cide bomb at­tack


Wales On Sunday - - NEWS -

PO­LICE in Afghanistan say a sui­cide bomber blew him­self up in front of a polling sta­tion in Kabul.

The first ma­jor at­tack in yes­ter­day’s par­lia­men­tary elec­tions is said to have taken place in a school in the north­ern Kabul neigh­bour­hood of Khair Khana.

A doc­tor treat­ing the wounded said three peo­ple were killed and six wounded.

Both the lo­cal Is­lamic State af­fil­i­ate and the Tal­iban threat­ened vi­o­lence dur­ing elec­tions, warn­ing peo­ple to stay away from the polls.

The sui­cide at­tack tar­geted a school where a polling sta­tion was set up.

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