Islamic State Takes Credit for Afghanistan Bombing Targeting Chinese Officials
Breitbart.com reports: “The Islamic State on Wednesday took credit for a suicide bomb attack near the Afghan Foreign Ministry in Kabul that killed at least five people and wounded 40 more.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry condemned the attack, which reportedly targeted a Chinese delegation, while downplaying the carnage.
The attacker detonated his bomb after he unsuccessfully attempted to enter the Foreign Ministry building at roughly 4:00 p.m. local time, according to Taliban officials. Eyewitnesses reported seeing a man with a bag and a rifle brazenly marching up to the building.
Sky News noted the four o’clock hour is ‘a busy time of day’ in that ‘heavily-fortified area’ of Kabul, which boasts several government ministries on the same street. Photos posted on social media showed security forces attending to at least nine visible dead and wounded…”View Original Article