Boris Johnson condemns 'despicable' terror attack in Kabul which killed dozens

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"Resolute Support condemns the heinous attack on the Teyban Social and Cultural Center and the Afghan Voice Agency", Faulkner said.

More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul On Thursday, more than 40 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide bombing at a cultural center in Kabul, Afghanistan.

No one immediately took responsibility for the attack but Karim blames the Taliban, saying the insurgents planted the mine to target Afghan officials and security forces.

Mr Johnson said: "I am appalled by this despicable attack on a cultural centre in Kabul which has claimed so many innocent lives, and my heartfelt condolences go out to the victims and their families".

Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry, said at least five people were killed and two wounded.

In the assault on Thursday, one suicide bomber managed to enter the Shiite facility, the Tebyan cultural center and religious school, during a group discussion, and he detonated his explosive vest, said Sadiq Muradi, Kabul's deputy police chief.

Meanwhile, the apparent attack on a media organization also prompted outrage in many like Mujib Khilwatgar, CEO of the Nai, a media advocacy group, who told Pajhwok New that the Afghan Voice news agency was the target of the attack.

Islamic State has expanded its presence in Afghanistan since it first appeared in the region in 2015. He called them attacks against Islam and "all human values".

The attack, the latest in a series to hit Afghan media groups in recent years, follows an attack on a private television station in Kabul last month.

August 25: 20 people killed in an attack on a Shiite mosque, for which ISIS claims responsibility.

Dawlat Abad District Gov. Mohammad Karim said Thursday the powerful mine killed six shepherd children Wednesday ages 10, 9 and 8. Security in the city has been ramped up since May 31 when a massive truck bomb ripped through the diplomatic quarter, killing some 150 people and wounding around 400 others - mostly civilians.

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