Islamic State claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

Islamic State claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in KabulBy Mirwais Harooni KABUL (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on Monday on a compound of Afghanistan’s national intelligence agency in Kabul, which killed at least five people and wounded two. The blast comes a week after the group claimed responsibility for an attack on a training facility of the same agency, the National Directorate for Security, in Kabul that ended when the attackers were killed before causing significant casualties. In a statement issued through the group’s Amaq news agency, Islamic State said it was also behind Monday’s attack.



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