December 30, 2017 12:05 IST

Suicide bombers kill dozens at Shi'ite center in Afghan capital

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Afghan women mourn inside a hospital compound after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan December 28, 2017. Suicide bombers stormed a Shi'ite cultural centre and news agency in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing more than 40 people and wounding scores, many of them students attending a conference. Credit: Reuters
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An Afghan policeman keeps watch at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan December 28, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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Afghan security forces keep watch at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan December 28, 2017. Islamic State said in an online statement that it was responsible for the attack, the latest in a series the movement has claimed on Shi'ite targets in Kabul, saying the centre received support from Iran. Credit: Reuters
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An injured man arrives at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan December 28, 2017. Credit: Reuters
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An Afghan man mourns inside a hospital compound after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan December 28, 2017. Credit: Reuters