More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul

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No claims of responsibility have been made for the explosion - in Kabul, Afghanistan - and the Taliban has issued a statement denying any involvement.

The attack may have targeted the pro-Iran Afghan Voice news agency housed in the two-story building. He said that two blasts after the suicide bombing within the Tebyan center were caused by improvised explosive devices that inflicted relatively few casualties.

The explosion took place around 10.30 a.m.in the Qala-e-Nazar area, Nasrat Rahimi, spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior Affairs told Efe news, adding that the victims included women and children.

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Journalist Sayed Abbas Hussaini - who works at the agency - said there appeared to be an initial blast at the entrance of the compound, with more after that.

The Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan, in a statement on its Aamaq news agency, says it carried out the attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center that killed at least 35 and wounded another 56.

Afghan Journalists Safety Committee condemned the attack "in the strongest terms possible", writing on Twitter.

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The incident follows an attack on a private television station in Kabul last month.

This makes Afghanistan the second most unsafe country for reporters in the world after Syria. The country is ranked 120 out of 180 on the organization's Press Freedom Index.

The White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on the Islamic State attack on a Shiite cultural center in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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