The militants of the terrorist group Islamic state has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a suicide bomber on the morning of 25 December at the entrance to the building of the National Directorate of security (Afghan intelligence services) in Kabul. About it reports Reuters.
ISIS declared its responsibility through its advocacy network Amaq, affiliated with the militants.
According to recent reports, the explosion at least five people were killed and two more got wounds of varying severity. It is reported that all of the victims are civilians.
18 Dec at least 11 Afghan policemen were killed in an attack by militants in Helmand province.
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16 years ago, after the terrorist attacks of September 11, the US army entered Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban administration and members of the terrorist network al-Qaeda. At the end of 2014 to replace the armed forces of the international coalition in the country came to non-combat operation Resolute Support Alliance (Strong support).
Government forces now control about 60% of the territory of Afghanistan, the Taliban and other Islamist groups – about 10%. Almost a third of the territory – 30% – fighting, or these areas are simply “abandoned” by the parties to the conflict. About 3 million people live in the territories controlled by the Islamists (approximately 10 of the population), 21 million – under the authority of the government.
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