Kabul Bombing Kills At Least 6; ISIS Claims Responsibility

Suicide bomber kills five in Afghanistan capital city near country's intelligence service

Security forces closed off the main road leading to the NDS building after the attack.

A spokesman for the interior ministry says that the bomber blew himself up Monday near an office of the country's intelligence service.

The attack near Abdul Haq Square comes one week after gunmen stormed a military training centre in Kabul, an assault also claimed by ISIL.

Ismail Kawasi, a spokesman for the Health Ministry, confirmed the death toll.

On October 20, suicide bombers attacked two Shi'ite mosque in the city, killing more than 72 people.

Security measures were boosted after a May 31 truck bomb attack near the German embassy in the diplomatic quarter that killed at least 150 people and wounded about 400 others. Three attackers were killed in that incident, and several security officers were injured.

The suicide bomb attack took place around 8 in the morning, at the time office-goers were arriving.

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack through its news agency Amaq.

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